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Operation Dress Up to hold clothing drive for children of Haiti

Posted By Karen Young On January 21, 2010 @ 1:17 am In News,spotlight,Stories | No Comments

BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF

Operation Dress Up, an organization that usually collects gently used clothing for homeless students, is holding a clothing drive to benefit the children of Haiti on Saturday January 23rd at Yozen Frogurt located at 6450 Platt Avenue in West Hills (Platt Village Mall) from 1pm to 5pm.

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Sisters Megan and Phoebe Stoeckel are collecting clothing donations for children in Haiti on Saturday in Woodland Hills.

“It’s hard to express how I felt when I heard about the devastating earthquake in Haiti. To be able to help – just a little bit – is very rewarding to me,” says 9th grader and Operation Dress Up! co-founder, Phoebe Stoeckel.

“Helping is simple,” adds co-founder and 11th grader Megan Stoeckel. “All you have to do is look through your wardrobe and pick out a few things that someone less fortunate can wear.”

All clothing collected will be delivered to Haiti Quake Relief/Los Angeles and is expected to be shipped to Haiti by early February.

Each person who donates a bag of children’s clothing will receive a coupon for a complimentary frozen yogurt, while supplies last.

For additional information on the clothing drive, or questions about donations, contact Julie Kertes at 818.970.6673 or visit www.operationdressup.org.

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