CARLISLE (CBS) – Andrew Trebino and his sister Steph at the moment are busier throughout the pandemic than they may ever imagined. They’ve a bustling, model new face masks firm working out of their mom’s Carlisle eating room.
“The entire thing got here collectively tremendous, tremendous fast,” Andrew instructed WBZ-TV.
It began when the pandemic hit and Andrew misplaced his software program gross sales job. However the disaster gave him an thought.
“Inside per week I had a prototype. I walked to Joanne Materials, Michaels and did tremendous glue, I attempted magnets, I attempted a bunch of various issues and this got here to be probably the most environment friendly and easiest factor,” he stated.
After which all of a sudden the “Handy Band Face Mask” was born.
“It’s all the time good to have a masks helpful and if you happen to can put on it in your wrist and make it a bracelet it’s going to come in useful a lot, far more,” Andrew stated.
It wraps proper round your wrist when you’re not carrying it. The thought is you always remember it if you depart the home.
His sister, the accountant, liked it a lot she stop her job and joined the group.
A small household run begin up, simply making an attempt to get off the bottom and out of the eating room.
They’re filling orders for family and friends and the phrase of mouth helps to propel this firm ahead and response has been nice.
“Hopefully we will proceed gaining traction and serving to folks out,” Andrew instructed us.
In addition they understand how the pandemic has impacted folks’s psychological well being, so they’re giving a portion of the proceeds to help psychological assist points.
Adults masks value $12 and they’re washable.
For extra info go to HandyBandFaceMask.com