Jason Erdreich, who teaches woodworking, manufacturing and robotics, has been chosen by Japanese car manufacturer Mazda to receive a new car that he won't have to spend a penny on. The car manufacturer rewarded 50 people for their "selfless acts, creative thinking and contributions to community." The teacher has indeed distinguished himself for turning his house into a personal protective equipment (PPE) factory, where he made thousands of masks with 3D printers he collected from his school. As the pandemic was spreading across his country, he felt he had to help healthcare workers who were running out of equipment. His wife, Cara Erdreich, is the one who nominated Jason for the award, because she found her husband to be "compassionate and generous in a time when people were afraid."

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