The Kiwanis Club of Kirksville is donating more than 400 items of warm clothing to local children | Popgen Tech
Kiwanis Club of Kirksville
The Kiwanis Club of Kirksville recently donated over 400 units of warm clothing to the Kirksville R-III School District to be distributed to local children in need this holiday season. These warm baby clothes were collected during the annual Kirksville Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade held Saturday, November 26th in downtown Kirksville as part of the Hometown Holiday Festival.
“The Kirksville Kiwanis Club believes that every local child should have the warm clothing they need to stay healthy and safe this winter, especially when we’re faced with this bitterly cold weather,” said Kirksville Kiwanis Club President Elizabeth Clark. “We are grateful to the community for supporting our annual Christmas parade, which allows us to collect these warm children’s clothes and donate them to our local school district.”
Specifically, the Kirksville Kiwanis Christmas Parade collected 34 coats, 44 sweaters and hoodies, 125 hats, 26 mittens, 147 gloves, 52 scarves and warmers, six headphones, three headbands and one pair of socks, for a total of 438 units. warm baby clothes!
Kirksville Kiwanis Club officials also wanted to thank the Kirksville community for supporting the club’s many service and fundraising projects. Together, the club and community can help realize the Kiwanis motto of “serving the children of the world.”