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NYC health care worker a COVID-19 hero, awarded $10K from L'Oréal for giving self care packages to frontline workers
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An NYC health care worker was awarded $10,000 and recognized by L'Oréal Paris with the COVID-19 Hero Award after founding a group to donate beauty and self-care supplies to women on the frontlines of the pandemic.
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Patrycja Golak, a social worker, and her philanthropy partner Anesa Abdullah started Mask2Mask, a Brooklyn based charity that distributes beauty products to multiple hospitals across New York City.
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"Healthcare workers are surrounded by tragedy every day, but now more so than ever. Many have shared that they’ve never witnessed so many deaths at once," Abdullah told Fox News. "Mask2Mask aims to make self-care effortless for our women in healthcare."
"This pandemic has only highlighted how important our healthcare workers are and how important it is for us to take care of them so they can continue to take care of us," she said.