The COVID-19 Community Response Fund, a creation of the United Way of Elkhart and LaGrange Counties and the Community Foundation of Elkhart County, has received 10 thousand N95 respirator face masks.

They’re a donation from Bill and Kristin Fenech and wil be distributed to medical workers at Elkhart General Hospital, Goshen Health, and local nursing homes.

Demand for these masks is rising nationwide and outpacing the supply.