Undergarment Collection Drive Begins Oct. 1

September 25, 2013 at 4:56 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate Office of Student Life, in conjunction with the AmeriCorps VISTA community outreach initiatives, will begin collecting undergarments and other clothing items to be distributed to students at Title 1 schools in the area.

The campaign, Underwearness, begins Oct. 1 and continues through Oct. 18 in an effort to help children one pair of underwear at a time. Donations of new and unopened clothing items for children ages 4 to 11 will be accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Office of Student Life, located on the 2nd Floor of the Campus Life Center

Items needed:  

  • BOYS’ STRIPE/SOLID BRIEFS
  • BOYS’ WHITE CREW UNDERSHIRTS
  • BOYS’ ANKLE SOCKS
  • GIRLS’ COTTON BRIEFS
  • GIRLS’ COTTON CAMIS
  • GIRLS’ ANKLE SOCKS
  • BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ BELTS

The items will be distributed at The Cleveland Academy of Leadership, Lone Oak Elementary, as well as other schools in the surrounding community.

For more information, contact the Office of Student Life at (864) 503-5122.