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St. John Lutheran Church to Host Clothing Giveaway

St John Lutheran ChurchThe Youth of St. John Lutheran Church will be hosting their Back-to-School Clothing Giveaway on Wednesday, August 14 from 1 to 7 PM and Thursday, August 15 from 1 to 5 PM.

Any youth, ages preschool through senior high attending a Russell school, who qualify for free or reduced lunches and are in need of back-to-school clothing are welcome to come and pick up free clothing.

Clothing items are limited to 10 items per youth each day of the giveaway and a parent must have their children with them in order to "shop" for them.

Giveaway organizers say thanks to the generosity of others, they will be able to give each child a new pair of socks and underwear while supplies last.

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