Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin and Clothes to Kids to Hold 'Spring Fling' for Children
The Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin, Inc. is teaming up with Clothes to Kids, Inc. for their May 3rd 'Spring Fling' event. Approximately 100 children in grades K through 12 will come to the Clothes to Kids store in Clearwater to "shop" for a week's worth of clothing. The Junior League will provide refreshments and earth-friendly recyclable shopping bags for each child filled with items such as sunscreen, bike helmets, restaurant coupons, etc, donated by area businesses and supporters. Each child will also have a chance to win a brand new bike.
The two non-profit organizations collaborated previously in July 2007 for a Back to School Fair and provided backpacks and school supplies to 130 children from low-income families. JLCD also donated supplies to four Title 1 schools in Dunedin and Clearwater to help them begin their school year. The next Back to School Fair is scheduled for July 26th at the Clothes to Kids store.
The mission of the Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin isto promote voluntarism, develop the potential of women and improve communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively and charitable.
The mission of Clothes To Kids is to provide new and quality used clothing to low-income, school-age children in Pinellas County, free of charge.
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