Uniform Closet event gives free uniforms to Jackson Co. students

Uniform Closet event gives free uniforms to Jackson Co. students
The Junior Auxiliary of Pascagoula-Moss Point is having its 2nd Annual Uniform Closet. (Photo Source: WLOX)

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Residents of Gautier, Pascagoula and Moss Point are invited to pick up free school uniforms to get ready for the start of school in August.

The Junior Auxiliary of Pascagoula-Moss Point is having its 2nd Annual Uniform Closet on Thursday, July 26th, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. It will be held at the Family Interactive Center at 1415 Skip Avenue, Pascagoula.

The Uniform Closet is specifically designed to benefit students of the Pascagoula-Gautier and Moss Point school districts.

"This event is a direct response to a community need to provide assistance to families in need of school uniforms," said Erin Marks, RN, QuadMed, and Junior Auxiliary Uniform Closet Chairman & Board Member. "In 2017, Junior Auxiliary of Pascagoula-Moss Point distributed 1,000 individual uniform pieces which benefited 200 students, at no expense to the families! We have had a great response this year, and we look forward to the event on July 26."

The help of Brass Hanger Cleaners, Pascagoula-Gautier School District and generous community donations made the event possible. The uniforms are school-approved and will be distributed free of charge, sizes available depending on donations received.

Junior Auxiliary is a national non-profit organization that encourages its members to render charitable services with an emphasis on children.

For more information, call 228-209-0971.

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