School Uniform Redistribution Drive Now Collecting Clothes on All Three Islands

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School Uniform Redistribution Drive

Each island is holding a school uniform redistribution drive so that kids who need them can have clothes for the new school year. The drives on St. Thomas and St. John are organized by Parents Matter. The St. Croix drive is organized by Love Our Culture (LOC).

Parents Matter is holding a St. John Redistribution Drive. It is seeking donations of clean, laundered uniforms to be dropped off at Fred’s Place during the collection period of Aug. 10-22, Mondays through Saturdays. Fred’s Place is located at No. 74A Cruz Bay, St. John.

All secondhand items will be available to the public at the specified locations on August 24, while supplies last. The day of distribution on St. John is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 24, at Fred’s Place, No. 74A Cruz Bay. For more information, contact Parents Matter at 643-4342 or parentsmatterusvi@gmail.com

The organizations on all three islands are seeking gently used and new school uniform shirts, blouses, skirts, pants, ties, bags, belts, shoes, PE, JROTC and JAG uniforms. Items for all schools are being accepted. Donations of socks, vests and hair accessories must be new.

All items are free; tips are accepted. Items are limited based upon supply, so come early on the 24th. There will be prizes and giveaways. (Must be present to win).

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The St. Thomas Redistribution Drive’s collection period is Aug. 5-22. The drop-off location is Magras Cleaner, Four Winds Plaza, Mondays through Saturdays. For more information, contact Parents Matter at 643-4342 or parentsmatterusvi@gmail.com. All secondhand items will be available to the public for free (donations accepted) at the specified locations on St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix, on Saturday, Aug. 24, while supplies last. The day of distribution on St. Thomas is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 24, at Youth Arise Inc., Round deh Field, St. Thomas.

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Love Our Culture (LOC) is holding the St. Croix Redistribution Drive. The collection period is July 27-Aug. 15, between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The drop-off location is THE LOC Studio, 52 Golden Grove, (next to Spicy Grill) Mondays through Saturdays. The day of distribution is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 24.
For more information, contact Parents Matter at 643-4087 or info@loveourculture.com

Original Source: https://stjohnsource.com/2019/08/11/school-uniform-redistribution-drive-now-collecting-clothes-on-all-three-islands/