Burrillville veterans donate 50,000 pounds of clothes thanks to community shed
For some Rhode Island veterans, service never stops even after you stop serving.
That's why a group in Burrillville have made it their new mission to make sure those less fortunate in their community have a closet full of clothes to wear.
For a few years now, the American Legion Post 88 off Chapel Street has been collecting clothes and other similar items.
Project Synergy collaborates to help UV community and beyond
An effort led in part by UV students is helping to provide gently used clothing and other items for our school community and the greater region.
Project Synergy and Habitat for Humanity are partnering with St. Pauly Textile Inc. to provide a wood-frame clothing drop-off shed for community use. This shed is designed to give community members a uniquely clean, convenient, and well-cared-for option to donate their used clothing to.
VFW Post partners with local business for year-round clothing drive
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 152 is starting a year-round clothing drive to benefit local families or individuals, said Commander David Ainslie.
Post 152 has partnered with the Carriage Inn, 1065 Tower Hill Road, where the collection box will be located, and St. Pauly Textile Inc., a national company that buys used clothing and re-sells it to government and relief organizations.