TAMPA, Fla. — When donating clothing, think twice about where you drop off your kids’ hand-me-downs. Clothes to Kids is a nonprofit based right her in Tampa Bay with the mission of clothing children with what they need throughout the school year. Executive Director, Jennifer Jacobs, and Development Director, Megan DiBlasi, joined GDL to tell us all about their organization, as well as what they need the most right now. Clothes to Kids is currently focused on providing shoes to the children who need them. If you’d like to donate or learn more go to clothestokids.org.
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