October 17, 2018
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Community Education Gautier Moss Point Pascagoula

2nd Annual Uniform Closet Distribution Event

The Junior Auxiliary of Pascagoula-Moss Point is having its 2nd Annual Uniform Closet on Thursday, July 26th, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.  It will be held at the Family Interactive Center (1415 Skip Avenue, Pascagoula).  Through generous community donations and the assistance of Brass Hanger Cleaners, the ladies of Junior Auxiliary would like to invite the communities of Gautier, Pascagoula and Moss Point to the second annual, school-approved uniform distribution.  All items will be distributed free of charge, sizes available depending on donations received.  For more information please call 228-209-0971.

“This event is a direct response to a community need to provide assistance to families in need of school uniforms.  Through community donations, the help of Brass Hanger Cleaners and the Pascagoula-Gautier School District, we are excited to hold the 2018 Uniform Closet distribution event. “

In 2017, Junior Auxiliary of Pascagoula-Moss Point distributed 1,000 individual uniform pieces which benefitted 200 students, at no expense to the families!  We have had a great response this year, and we look forward to the event on July 26th,” said Erin Marks, RN, QuadMed, and Junior Auxiliary Uniform Closet Chairman & Board Member.

Junior Auxiliary is a national non-profit organization that encourages its members to render charitable services which are beneficial to the general public with particular emphasis on children.  Junior Auxiliary of Pascagoula-Moss Point was chartered by a group of caring, enthusiastic women in 1966, and continues to grow and thrive throughout Jackson County.  Volunteers work tirelessly throughout the year on a variety of projects that focus on local children and families in need of assistance.  Junior Auxiliary of Pascagoula-Moss Point is a part of the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries (NAJA), a non-profit organization founded in 1941 with Headquarters in Greenville, MS. NAJA has 15,320 active, associate, and life members in 97 chapters in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.  Junior Auxiliary chapters are working more than ever before to increase awareness of children and the benefits of caring today to create character tomorrow.

For more information on Junior Auxiliary of Pascagoula-Moss Point visit www.japmp.org or call 228-334-1320.  For more information on NAJA, visit www.najanet.org.

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