Flood victims get pick of $3 million worth of clothes, toys and other items
BATON ROUGE - More than $3 million worth of items - from clothing by Aeropostale to to toys and other items from various companies - will be given away to flood victims this weekend.
Organized by K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers, State Representative "Ted" James and the Urban League of Louisiana, Red Stick Retail Shop opens Thursday at Cortana Mall. People who can show their ID and FEMA disaster letter will be able to search through items and take them home until Sunday, October 30.
"Our goal is to assist families through this and let them know that there are people and companies that care about them and want to see this community restored," James said.
”Knowing the tremendous difficulty families face in rebuilding after disasters, we are excited to provide an opportunity for families to shop for brand new, free personal and household items to help accelerate the recovery process,” Erika McConduit, President and CEO of the Urban League of Louisiana, said in a news release about the event.
Thursday, October 27 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday, October 28 11:00 a.m.- 7:00p.m.
Saturday, October 29 11:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 30 1:00 p.m.- 5:00pm
Cortana Mall (Entrance 2)
9401 Cortana Place
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
aden & anais
Bobs from Skechers
Children's Apparel Network
Rifle Kaynee Uniform
The Moret Group
Toy Industry Foundation
Set up started last week and was profiled in a WBRZ report recently.
Flood-affected families looking to accept the donations are asked to register for the event. To do so, you can call 855-620-9640, or visit www.urbanleaguelouisiana.org. A check of the site Tuesday showed the event was sold out. Organizers said walk-ins will be accommodated, however.
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