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Passion for Fashion raises $3,576 for Afghan refugees

DuBois, PA – A local business owner, along with help from everyone who bought benefit t-shirts, raised more than $3,500 for Afghan refugees.

Kristin Michaux from Passion for a Fashion sold patriotic t-shirts and raised $3,576 for Afghan refugees who helped our troops!

The money will be used for gift cards for the DuBois Air Force to purchase supplies needed for Afghan refugees who are starting a new life with almost no belongings in New Jersey.

Listen to the full interview with Kristin.

 

The t-shirt design they were selling:
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You can still donate!

 

The US Air Force  in DuBois is proud to present

Aid for Afghan Allies

Sunny 106 is teaming up with the US Air Force DuBois to help Afghan refugees arriving with little or nothing with them. These people helped our troops. Let’s return the favor.

How do YOU help? Drop off various items needed like…

Fall and winter Clothing (clean & serviceable men, women, children, babies etc)
Individual wrapped snacks
Socks
New Underwear for men, women and children

other items needed include…

New Toiletries for men, women and children
Toothpaste, shampoo/conditioner, deodorant, feminine hygiene products –no tampons, diapers, wipes, baby powder, diaper cream
Disposable razors/ shaving cream
Garbage bags / zip lock bags
Shower shoes/ flip flops
New sippy cups/bottles
Crayons/coloring books, colored pencils/ paper
New Towels, new bedding
Small Toys like barbies, balls, etc
They will also be collecting gift cards to purchase items when they get to New Jersey.
Gift cards to Walmart or Sams Club would be greatly appreciated and used to purchase the items above.

Local businesses are teaming up as donation drop-off locations around the area! 

US Air Force in the DuBois Mall

Queen of Tarts in DuBois

Treasure Lake Church

Duffer’s Tavern

Saint Marys Library

Then on September 9th all donations will be brought to the DuBois Mall from 12-2pm and packed up for delivery to refugees in New Jersey.

 

Listen to the full interview with Tech Sergeant Kevin Hollander, who is leading the local donation efforts.