We will take and sort any sewn masks that you provide, but our preferred pattern can be found here: Patterns
You can also see tips, videos and discussions at the Operation Bandana New Mexico page on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/operationbandananewmexico/
- Fabric must be 100% quilter’s cotton. No polyester blends.
- Please wash and dry the fabric before assembling and sewing.
- Please use latex-free elastic. However, ties are preferred to elastic.
- Masks with metal nose bridge strip (floral wire) are accepted, but not necessary.
- 2.5” Jelly Roll
- Cotton Solid Quilting Fabric (2.5” strip)
- Cotton Thread
- 1/8” Braided Elastic Band (latex-free preferred)
- 3/8” Twill Biased Tape (single or double fold)
- Clear Vinyl Tablecloth (60”x90”)
Covid-19 Response Supply Drive
Due to an overwhelming demand in many rural and tribal areas of New Mexico, OBNM is collecting PPE, water, food, and other basic necessities, which will then be delivered and distributed throughout the state.
Click here for more details: Covid-19 Response Supply Drive
Getting Donations to Us
Email us at email@example.com for the address.
Please package all items in zip-lock bags when possible and include your name and phone number.
Request a Pick-Up
To request a pick-up of completed masks or donated items, please complete this form: Operation Bandana New Mexico – Pick-Up & Delivery Request
- Please complete the form EACH TIME you need a pick-up.
- Please package all items in zip-lock bags when possible and include your name and phone number.
Visit the OBNM GoFundMe page.
Or donate directly to mask recipient organizations:
- Navajo Nation Donation Branch
- Call weekdays 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. call (928) 871-6206 or (928) 871-6344
- Email Donation Branch c/o Navajo Nation Department of Justice at firstname.lastname@example.org
- La Familia Medical Center, Santa Fe
- Christus St. Vincent Hospital Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund, Santa Fe
- The Children’s Center at Presbyterian Hospital, Albuquerque
- Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society, Santa Fe
- New Vistas, Santa Fe
- Coming Home Connection, Santa Fe
- The Mountain Center, Santa Fe
- Appletree Education Center, Truth or Consequences