Free Masks for New Orleans Residents

If you have THREE STAMPS you can get a FREE MASK

You make your groceries - We'll make your masks! is a co-op of neighbors, friends and family working together to make and distribute handmade cotton masks throughout the New Orleans metro area.  Where ya at?  We ship to the By-water, Uptown, Marigny, French Quarter, Algiers Point, 9th ward, The Lakefront, New Orleans East, Irish Channel, Bayou St. John, Jefferson Parish, Chalmette, Metairie and even Kenner.  As long as you have stamps we will ship to you.

Our mission:

To produce free handmade cotton masks and mail them out to New Orleans metro area residents in an attempt to help curb the Covid19 infection rate.

How Does it Work?

Simple. Visit I Need A Mask and send us a message.

This service is FREE and because of the increasing demand it is now first come first serve.  Email us today to place your request. All the folks making these masks have been using their own equipment, and material that they previously acquired.  If you would like to help please consider becoming a volunteer or making either a material or financial donaion so we can continue helping those who need masks. 


These are cotton masks that are handmade in the United States. These are NOT N95 masks and we make NO claims that they provide the same level of protection as N95 masks. We are making these masks out of all the fabric that we can get our hands on so patterns and styles will vary. Some will have elastics that slip behind the ears and others will have ties. We currently only make one size that will fit most adults. is not an official business or not for profit entity. We are not registered with the Secretary of State or the Federal Government. We are simply a group of individuals working collectivly to make a difference in our communities