Smitty Making Cloth Masks - Buy One, Donate One Program

Jun 29th, 2020

Thank you for helping us, Smitty and NASO donate 10,000 masks to these hospitals and non-profit organizations through the Buy One, Donate One Program:

Hospitals & Healthcare


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Smitty Officials Apparel has switched gears during this unprecedented time and is now manufacturing reusable cloth face masks for everyone - not just sports officials - to help slow the spread of COVID-19.


NASO joined with to offer high quality quilted polyester face masks from Smitty in a variety of colors and designs including official's stripes. For every mask purchased, we donated one in kind to a hospital or health group in need of masks up to 10,000.


Even though these are not medical grade masks, they are high-quality, quilted fabric that will help patients in the hospital and the general public reduce their risk of spreading and catching airborne viruses.

These are great for the whole family - available in adult large and adult small/child sizes in 8 color choices + referee stripesStars & Stripes and Camo.

Stars and Stripes Mask Camo Mask

Color Options

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About Smitty officials Apparel

Smitty, based in Canton, Ohio, is the largest manufacturer of umpire and referee uniforms. Founded by retired NBA Referee Joe DeRosa, they are the official supplier of 5 NCAA Championships and the majority of state high school athletic associations in the U.S. For more information, visit


NASO’s mission is to serve as the leading source of sports officiating information, programs and services. NASO thrives to serve members by providing benefits and services, improve sports officiating performance through educational programs and training materials, advocate opportunities for sports officials and engage in programs to recruit and retain officials, create alliances with organizations that benefit from healthy sports officiating programs, and enhance the image of sports officials. For more information about the National Association of Sports Officials, visit

About, based in Louisville, Kentucky, is the leading worldwide retailer of umpire and referee gear and apparel. Owned by Jim Kirk, is the Preferred Vendor of the National Association of Sports Officials and is the exclusive uniform supplier to Minor League Baseball Umpires and the MiLB Umpire Training Academy.

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Pro School Umpire Graduate Josh Mann

A native of Chicago, Josh graduated from the University of Arizona with degrees in Economy & Industry and Sports Management. He attended the Minor League Baseball Umpire Training Academy and Harry Wendelstedt Umpire School, umpired in the Frontier Professional Baseball League, and worked in the Chicago Cubs Organization. Josh enjoys baseball, hockey, golf and spending time with his dog Wrigley. He spent 4 years as’s marketing assistant and recently relocated to Arizona.


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