Scarborough Scrubs Makers - For The Love Of Scrubs are looking for elastic and pipe cleaners to make face masks for hospital and care home staff.
The group - which was formed on Facebook - now has more than 300 members who have so far made around 750 sets of scrubs.
The volunteers have also provided more than 1,000 wash bags, at least 70 hats and 200 masks.
They have been using all sorts of material - from duvet covers to curtains.
But in order to make more face masks, the group are making an appeal for 5mm-wide elastic and pipe cleaners.
Anyone who can help should contact Tim Kirkup on 07980 290266 or by email at [email protected]The Rotary Club of Scarborough Cavaliers is handling donations for anyone who would like to put money towards the project.
Their fund raising page has already collected £300 and they are hoping to take that total to more than £500 by the end of this month.
For more information about the group and how to help with making scrubs, search for Scarborough Scrubs Makers - For The Love Of Scrubs on Facebook.
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