Used Treasures

1 decade 1 year 5 months ago Wednesday, June 20 2007 Jun 20, 2007 Wednesday, June 20, 2007 11:58:08 AM CDT June 20, 2007 in News

Tuesday's are donation days where you can drop off new and used clothes at Hannah's Closet.

Director Margie Hughes says, "The most popular time really is just about every single week."

Family Life Fellowship Church in Moberly sponsors this free clothing ministry. In just a half hour, Hannah's Closet gets more than five bags full of clothing donations.

Assistant Director Debbie Wilson and other volunteers at the store joke that, "for every piece of clothing that goes out, we have five more that come back in."

The store accepts any and all donations. And items it can't use are sent to other area ministries. What started out as a small operation out of someone's bedroom has grown so much that people can get food, shoes, and clothes here.

The ministry has already served 10,000 people this year, and on average, it serves between 300 and 500 people in a day.

Chelsie Smith gives to and shops at the store with her family.

"I think it's great for people who don't have that much money to go out and buy clothes, cause sometimes clothes are very expensive, and they can get what they need here," she said.

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