Tavisha Kochhar, a Grade 9 student at Sullivan Heights Secondary, has made hundreds of cloth masks in recent months, selling them to raise funds for Lower Mainland hospitals and vaccine research.
Tavisha, according to the Surrey school district, started sewing the masks about two months. She sells them through her website, travishahelpinghands.com, and then ships the masks throughout Canada and the U.S.
So far, she has made roughly 600 masks, raising $2,700 for Surrey Memorial Hospital, BC Children’s Hospital, St. Paul’s Hospital and Vancouver General Hospital.
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