Sara Spano Clothing Bank
EdgeWood Student Services Building, 3835 Forrest Road
Columbus, Georgia 31907
Beth Welch (for Tuesday & Thursday volunteer opportunities)
Children enrolled in the Muscogee County School District may be referred to the program. Referrals are made based on parental request or teacher's observation of need and requires the approval of the principal, assistant principal or guidence counselor. Children may visit the Clothing Bank twice a year, once in the Fall/Winter and once in the Spring/Summer. During each visit, children receive new socks, new undergarments, new athletic shoes, and an assortment of gently used items, including a winter coat. The mission of the Sara Spano Clothing Bank is to enhance self esteem and promote a positive self-image of disadvantaged children int he Muscogee County School System by providing them with a school wardrobe consisting of new and gently worn items.
Each volunteer will be asked to help sort clothing donations, fold and/or hang and put away clothing, as well as assist children with correct sizes of clothes to try on.
Must be kind to children, helpful and friendly to others. Casual dress would be appropriate.
For helping with children please come Tuesdays or Thursdays 9:30 am - 12:00 noon (MCSD School Calendar). Other days including Saturdays will be available as needed.