FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A Davie teen has pitched in to help first responders remain safe on the job.
Saumya Narang, 14, said after watching the news and seeing the shortage of PPE she decided to help.READ MORE: 2 People In Very Serious Condition After Shooting Not Far From FTX Arena
The American Heritage student raised more than a thousand dollars and was able to buy 300 N95 masks.
On Monday, she dropped dozens of them off at the Broward Sheriff’s Office headquarters and at Memorial West Hospital in Pembroke Pines.READ MORE: Florida Hospital Administrators Ask Lawmakers For Help Amid Staffing Crisis
“I’m hoping that our first responders could protect themselves from this virus and not get infected themselves because they are just trying to help us,” she said.
On Wednesday, the Davie Police Department will accept its own donation of masks.MORE NEWS: Florida City Police Officers Arrest Driver Wanted In Fatal Hit-&-Run Of Mini Scooter Rider
Narang is hoping to raise more money to purchase additional masks.