Oanh Loi-Powell has sewn over 700 masks that she has donated to UH Pediatrics, Cleveland Clinic Cardiology, the VA Hospital, several doctors' offices, urgent care centers in the Lake County area, Highland Pointe Rehab, nursing homes and hospices. They have gone out to many families, friends, neighbors.
Oanh has a special person in her mind as she sews.
Oanh Loi-Powell at her sewing machine
Read about it and her memory of the refugee camp after leaving Vietnam
Free Mask GiveawaysThe Friendship Foundation, led by Gia Hoa Ryan and Joseph Meissner has and is sponsoring a Free Protective Mask Distribution available to everyone. This is a community project of the Friendship Foundation of American-Vietnamese to help people during this Corona Virus Crisis.
On Saturday April 18 and Sunday April 19 Director Ryan and her volunteers passed out free masks to some 450 individuals and families. This was done at the corner in Cleveland of West Boulevard and Western Avenue.
Gia Hoa Ryan giving away free masks
The Friendship Foundation will again Pass out Free Protective Viral Mask to all on Sunday April 26. This will be done from 9 AM to Noon at corner of West Boulevard and Western Avenue.
More about the Mask Giveaway
Salute and Praying 03-22-2020
Gia Hoa Ryan set up a corner flag salute for all, especially patients in hospitals struck by the virus and all the medical heroes.
Gia Hoa Ryan
Joe says "Get out your flags. Fly them high. Ohio Governor encourages us all to fly our flags as a sign of hope and unity, And pray to God for all of us."
Bob Hope's Thanks for the Memory
Special lyrics from Indians last game at Municipal Stadium
WW II Navy Submarine Veteran Jack Paulin
65th anniversary of V-J Day celebration
Debbie Hanson throws out the first pitch
at Cleveland Indians game
Pirohi Time at St. Stephen's Byzantine Church
Seniors making pierogis March 2009
Pamela Parker Sweeney
2009 Mother of the Year
Wilma Smith voted ClevelandSeniors.Com Favorite Female News TV Anchor