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Local organization to hold free children's clothing event in Virginia Beach

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Posted at 2:25 PM, Nov 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-11 14:33:01-05

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia (CCEVA) will host a free children’s clothing event for mothers in need on Thursday.

The event will take place on November 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at CCEVA's main office located at 5361-A Virginia Beach Blvd.

This event allows parents in need to shop for baby clothing, sizes newborn to 5t, blankets, hats, shoes, diapers and a small selection of toys.

It will be first come, first served and a bag will be provided to parents for their items.

All shoppers will be required to fill out a client intake form upon arrival and then remain in their car until their number is called to practice proper social distancing. Face masks are also required.

Bryant & Stratton College’s mobile clothing closet, Gayle's Closet, will also be on site to provide free professional clothing for men and women.

Gayle’s Closet is a campus initiative to help students and local residents get professional clothing. Shoppers are eligible for one free outfit. Clothing will be available in sizes 6-22.

Catholic Charities pregnancy and parenting support program offers case management services to help pregnant women and new parents with immediate needs as well as help create a long term goal action planning towards self-sufficiency.