Brian Souza saw it on his mother’s face every time she came home from work.
The concern. The exhaustion. The lines in her flesh from where the mask she wore all day created grooves.
Souza, a senior captain on the St. John’s Prep lacrosse team, sidelined like thousands of others in the region during the coronavirus pandemic this spring, decided to do something about it.
“My mom’s struggling. Her co-workers are struggling,” said Souza. “I thought if we could just get a collection going, that could help out.”