30 March 2020
United States
  • Background: Nordstrom is joining the fight against COVID-19 by sewing much-needed masks for healthcare providers.
  • Description: As the largest employer of tailors in North America, Nordstrom is leveraging its capabilities to help with the medical supply shortage by teaming up with one of their partners Kaas Tailored. Nordstrom is also encouraging its customers to participate in sewing efforts and contributing to nonprofit organizations.
  • Impact: Despite closing all stores as a safety precaution, Nordstrom has teamed up with Kaas to have members of the alterations teams in Washington, Oregon, Texas and California sew more than 100,000 masks to distribute to healthcare workers in the Providence Health & Services network

Photos courtesy of Nordstrom Press