GROTON, Conn. (WTNH)-- A Church in Groton is teaming up to help put on a clothing drive for kids in need.
Christ United Methodist Church teams up with Groton Human Services to pull off their first ever back to school clothing sale for kids in need. They should be sorting through piles of clothes Thursday for Friday's sale.
Buying back to school clothes can be expensive, which is why this Groton Church decided to hold its first ever back to school sale.
A little poncho kind of a deal which could be really cute for some little girl going to school.
The latest fashions at bargain prices. Folks from the Christ United Methodist Church are setting up the School Ready Clothing Sale at Groton Human Services.
They asked and the community responded. Bags of gently used clothes donated so kids can have new outfits for school.
"Hundreds, hundreds. I bet a thousand," said Teddy Timpano, Christ United Methodist Church.
"I donated my clothes and shoes to other kids that need them for school," said Olivia Miranda, Noank.
Oliviia Miranda is going into fifth grade and is hoping this can help some of her classmates.
"I want them to be ready, full prepared for school," said Miranda.
To give you an idea of how many people may come to the sale at Groton Human Services, they provide 450 holiday meals to families in town.
Many of those clients were given the coupons vouchers for five free pieces of clothing and a preview sale starting at ten Friday morning, others can come at noon and there will still be plenty of bargains to be had.
"Tops fifty cents. Pants all sizes, meaning from adult to small are a dollar," said Timpano.
Teddy Timpano says a successful sale will be if there is nothing left at the end of the day.
This School Ready Clothing Sale starts at noon on Friday at Groton Human Services which is also doing a backpack program as we get closer to school. But folks there need donations for that because they've had to turn some folks away.
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