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You helped ABC 
make and deliver
12,976 PPE in Georgia!!!

Decatur Makers is sending virtual (and socially distant) hugs, high-fives, and extra loud "woot woots" to so many extraordinary people today! In this stressful time, the number of people who stepped up and played a part in response to the Covid19 pandemic, including our Atlanta Beats Covid (ABC) team, is inspiring. 

First, to those who cannot be thanked enough, our healthcare professionals and frontline workers who put their lives on the line to help and support others and keep our communities alive and well. We thank you!

Next, a round of applause for our incredibly dedicated ABC volunteers, who have 3D printed and molded parts, joined us for PPE assembly, drove around the state making deliveries, sewn masks and gowns, shared social media posts, made donations, shared supportive, kind words, and more. We thank you!

And last, but definitely not least, big hugs to our ABC sponsors for their financial support and over $60,000 in in-kind donations allowing us to play this part. We thank you!

ABC has also raised over $42,000 in donations from you, our larger community, so big thanks to you!!!

We're in this together. Stay healthy!

Warmly,
The Decatur Makers Team

To donate, volunteer, or request PPE please click here!
Some of our AMAZING volunteers!

COVID-19 Resources
As of May 11, testing is available to all Georgians who request it:
Click here for Covid-19 testing sites.
Click here for telephone number to schedule testing appointment.

CDC COVID-19 Emergency Documents (Resolutions, Orders and related documents)


BUSINESS RESOURCES:
Local Decatur Loans

  • Decatur Emergency Small Business Loan Program: Loan Guide
  • Decatur Emergency Small Business Loan: Application (available beginning May 5, 2020
Federal Loans
To the little rock fairies who left this #staystrong art by our makerspace front doors this month.. thank you! It was a beautiful surprise on our way into the space with our volunteers to make face shields for our Atlanta Beats Covid initiative 💕
We are apart, but in this together!

What's Coming Up
Currently, Decatur Makers is closed, but that doesn't mean we should stop making! Come hang out with us... online! To keep up with what we have going down, follow us on MeetUp or check out our website Events page.

TONITE May 14: 7:00 Online: Making the Yo-nuts!

May 15: 12:00 Online Only: Office Hours

May 15: 7:00 Virtually Decatur Makers with host Chris Goode

May 18: 7:00 Online: Prepping materials for paint & coating products

May 19: 7:00 Online: Making a checkerboard cutting board

May 20: 7:00 Online: Open Build Night

May 21: 7:00 Online: DIY Gameshow buzzer

May 22: 7:00 Online Only: Office Hours

May 23: Virtually Maker Faire

May 25: 7:00 Online: Live Builds of French Cleat tool holders

May 26: 6:00 Online: Family Build Night (for our littlest makers and families)

May 26: 7:00 Online: Open Build Night

May 27: 7:00 Online: WoodenMaven highlights her new collapsible workbench

May 28: 7:00 Online Only: Office Hours

Check out classes and webinars with some of our non-profit friends too!
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