The face of poverty can
be anyone. It may even be someone you know. The reasons are many:
loss of job, loss of home to fire, financial situation, divorce,
The Community Clothes Closet provides free
clothing, blankets,towels and household essentials to people
in need while maintaining their dignity and offering opportunities
to improve their lives. Since opening our door thirty years ago,
we have distributed over five million clothing items to those
in need right here in your community. In 2001, the Community
Clothes Closet distributed 185,000 items of clothing. Last year
that number reached nearly 400,000.
With the recent economic downturn, poverty
numbers are escalating, driving up the numbers of those seeking
our help. In 2010 we enrolled 1,254 new families with 1,480 families
renewing for an additional year. The Community Clothes Closet
has been challenged for some time with serving a growing client
population within its limited space. The space constraints, however,
have now reached a critical point.
We’re now committed to the vital task of
raising the funds to cover construction and fixtures. Read our
Help the Community Clothes Closet continue to
serve those in need. Your financial support is needed now to
achieve the expansion and meet one of the basic necessities of
life right here in our community.
Click here to help.
See who has already stepped up to help Clothe
Our Community by supporting this capital campaign.