Washington State 3D Face Shield Hub

We are raising money to create face shields for healthcare providers in WA state. We have already distributed more than 14,000 NIH-approved 3D printed face shields, and are now starting to produce at scale via injection molding.

Today's Balance
$31,915.04
Estimated Annual Budget
$89,926
Create 50,000 face shields
$100,000

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+ 96

94 individuals and 6 organizations have contributed

Goal

Donate 10+ shields

$5,000 USD goal

$153.10 USD raised (3%)

Give $20 to help us produce at least 10 face shields.

$20 USD

+ 4

8 individuals have contributed

Goal

Donate 50+ shields

$20,000 USD goal

$1,455.50 USD raised (7%)

Give $100 to help us produce at least 50 face shields.

$100 USD

+ 11

15 individuals have contributed

Goal

Donate 125+ shields

$20,000 USD goal

$1,943.10 USD raised (10%)

Give $250 to help us produce at least 125 face shields.

$250 USD

+ 4

8 individuals have contributed

Goal

Donate 500+ shields

$20,000 USD goal

$2,912.40 USD raised (15%)

Give $1,000 to help us produce at least 500 face shields.

$1,000 USD

2 individuals have contributed

Goal

Donate 2,500+ shields

$25,000 USD goal

$10,000 USD raised (40%)

Give $5,000 to help us produce at least 2,500 face shields.

$5,000 USD

2 individuals have contributed

Top financial contributors

Individuals

1
James Gwertzman

$7k USD since Apr 2020

2
Incognito

$5k USD since May 2020

3
Jon & Miriam Friedman

$5k USD since May 2020

4
Matt Augustine

$1k USD since May 2020

5
Heidi Juergens

$1k USD since May 2020

6
Thao Huynh

$1k USD since Jun 2020

7
Stella Yen

$732 USD since May 2020

8
Michael Isaac

$600 USD since Jun 2020

9
Bryan Jeffries

$500 USD since Apr 2020

10
Incognito

$500 USD since Apr 2020

11
Chris Hallett

$500 USD since May 2020

12
Josh & Krista OByrne

$500 USD since May 2020

13
kevin fung

$400 USD since May 2020

14
Scott & Mary Lasley

$400 USD since Jun 2020

15
Lisa Campney & Dave Trop

$250 USD since Apr 2020

Organizations

1
Benevity

$50k USD since Jun 2020

2
Deloitte

$7k USD since May 2020

3
Amazon

$5k USD since May 2020

4
Northwest Asthma & Allergy Center

$200 USD since Jun 2020

5
SkyVu

$30 USD since Apr 2020

What's new with Washington State 3D Face Shield Hub

Stay up to dates with our latest activities and progress.

10,000 shields donated by Amazon

Big news! 10,000 shields donated from Amazon shipped to healthcare providers yesterday! These were sent to facilities on our list of pending requests. It felt great to slide those over from the "pending" to "complete" column in our sprea...
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Published on May 21, 2020 by James Gwertzman

Just passed 16,000 shields distributed!

Hello Donors!! Just want to give a quick update on our requests and deliveries!! Deliveries - 16,142 Request backlog - 45,924The frames from Amazon will begin shipping out tomorrow - so we will have a large jump this week in deliveries a...
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Published on May 18, 2020 by James Gwertzman

List of facilities served

Here is a list of the facilities we have served so far:Seattle Children’s HospitalOverlake Medical CenterValley Medical CenterEverette Clinic - urgent care covid testing sitesSwedish hospital system/clinics (First Hill, Cherry Hill. Edmo...
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Published on April 30, 2020 by James Gwertzman

Budget

See how money openly circulates through Washington State 3D Face Shield Hub. All contributions and all expenses are published in our transparent public ledger. Learn who is donating, how much, where is that money going, submit expenses, get reimbursed and more!

Microsoft employees

from Benevity10/5/2020

+$6,000.00USD
Completed

Microsoft employees

from Benevity9/17/2020

+$9,725.00USD
Completed

Tribal donation

by Mandi McKay9/10/2020

-$578.08USD
Paid
Receipt #24906

Today’s balance

$31,915.04 USD

Estimated annual budget

~ $89,926.12 USD

Washington State 3D Face Shield Hub is all of us

Our contributors 102

Everyone who has supported Washington State 3D Face Shield Hub. Individuals and organizations that believe in –and take ownership of– our purpose.

James Gwertzman
Admin

Total contributions

$6,808 USD

Transferring over funds from our GoFundMe campaign.

Benevity
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$49,778 USD

Deloitte
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$6,500 USD

incognito
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$5,000 USD

Donate 2,500+ shields

Jon & Miriam ...
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$5,000 USD

Donate 2,500+ shields

Amazon
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$5,000 USD

Matt Augustine
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$1,000 USD

Donate 500+ shields

Heidi Juergens
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$1,000 USD

Thank you for everything you all are doing!!!

Thao Huynh
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$1,000 USD

Thank you so much to your group and your efforts to protect staff, providers, physicians and patients. You are all so inspiring!

Stella Yen
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$732 USD

Michael Isaac
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$600 USD

About

We are a volunteer group of medical professionals, engineers, makers, tinkerers, drivers, crafters and more, all with a single mission -- to create and deliver Personal Protective Equipment to health care workers here in WA state.

Our group started out coordinating makers, working from home, to 3D print face shields (https://www.facebook.com/groups/209781503693623). We originally saw ourselves as a local stop-gap measure until industry would spin up and fill the need. That hasn't happened, however, and so we are now scaling up our own efforts.

We have secured a supply chain that can deliver components for as many as 10,000 shields a day at full production, including an injection molded frame, die-cut polycarbonate shield, elastic band, foam strip for the forehead, and packaging. Together these components cost between $1.50 and $2.00 depending on volume.

We are now raising money so we can scale up our production. Our funds are also used to purchase materials for our makers, who are continuing to 3D print components at home, and who are now producing up to 1,000 shields a day. By buying in bulk, we can get the best pricing, and help makers keep printing who might not otherwise be able to continue purchasing and donating their own materials.  We also reimburse mileage driven by our road warriors in picking up and delivering face shields.

 
Since this effort started… 
  • Volunteers have driven hundreds of miles to do pickups and deliveries throughout the state. 
  • Our makers have been using their own resources and funds to make, sanitize, and deliver more than 10,000 face shields to various hospitals in Washington state (as many as 1,000/day). 
  • We’ve successfully made deliveries to healthcare workers at the following medical facilities: Valley Medical Center (IM/ICU), Swedish Hospital, First Hill (ANESTH), Swedish Hospital, Edmonds (RN ICU), Swedish Hospital, Cherry HIll, Yakima Heart Clinic, Harborview Medical center, Evergreen Hospital (RN), Highline Hospital, St. Anthony’s, Community Healthcare, Everett Clinic COVID test sites. 
  • We have a growing backlog of nearly 30,000 unfilled requests. 
  • We’ve had over 100 hours of conference calls to coordinate logistics and determine the ways we can unblock our volunteers in their efforts to help frontline workers. 
Since all our makers are based in Washington State, we have been focused on supplying PPEs to the doctors here. However, we recognize that there are dire needs across the country and we have received requests from medical providers in our networks outside of Washington. We are looking now at where we can help outside WA, whether by sharing knowledge, or sharing resources or supplies. 

The group behind this effort is a diverse coalition of helpers, mostly from the greater Seattle region. Most of us didn’t know each other before this group brought us together. Many of us work in technology at local companies like Amazon, Microsoft, and Boeing. This group has grown very quickly – from nothing to nearly 400 members in just two weeks. It’s been quite the roller coaster! 

I personally joined this group less than a week ago, attracted by the idea of doing something constructive to help with the Covid-19 medical crisis, and happy to put my 3D printer to productive use.  I am happy to now be serving as treasurer, and take very seriously the responsibility of making sure that any money raised on our behalf be spent wisely and in accordance with the intention of this campaign – to help produce personal protection equipment for frontline medical workers. In my day job, I am a general manager at Microsoft, but I have also founded and led several start-up companies, as well as leading the first Hour of Code campaign at Code.org. I understand the challenge of scaling a new organization very quickly, and am proud to be able to put my experience to use here. 

From the entire team of the Washington State 3D Face Shield Hub 
James Gwertzman (Treasurer)