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Emerald Closet holds winter clothing drive
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 The Emerald Closet is working with the Tom D. Austin House to collect clothes for homeless individuals that reside in the facility. 

The public is asked to donate gently used or new clothing for the residents of the area homeless shelter, located on Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd. in Savannah. 

There are children in the facility. If donating school uniforms, donate white tops and khakis bottoms, brand new socks, underwear and gloves. 

All households in the facility are headed by single women.

Each unit listed requests sizes appropriate for the ages of the residents: unit 101 – girl age 7, boy age 2, and boy age 9 months; unit 102 – boy 1 year, boy 6 years; unit 104 – girl age 12, boy age 13, and boy age 6; unit 201 – girl age 14 and boy age 11; unit 202 – girl age 16; unit 203 – girl age 14, boy age 16 months; unit 204 – girl age 10, boy age 17; unit 205 – boy age 14; unit 206 – girl age 12, boy age 8 and girl age 5 months; unit 207 – girl age 4 month, boy age 4 years, boy age 6 years; unit 208 – girl age 5, boy age 6; unit 209, girl age 11, girl age 9, boy age 5 and girl age 5 months.

 Unit103 has two women who wear size 16w or 18w. Unit 204 has a 10 year old that wears a 14sz and 17 year old boy that is a slim 18. Unit 202 has a woman that wears size 16w; and unit 203 has a tall woman who wears size 14.

Emerald Closet will collect clothes until Saturday, Dec. 15. For more information, call 912-443-9700.

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