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Published: Saturday, July 27, 2019 @ 9:00 AM
Updated: Monday, July 29, 2019 @ 5:48 AM
— Neighbors, churches, non-profits and business owners continue to be beacons of light for people in the Miami Valley impacted by the Memorial Day tornadoes.
LuLaRoe, a women’s clothing line sold through local consultants, has partnered with New Path Outreach to distribute 5,000 new dresses, skirts, tops and leggings to women who were impacted by the disaster at the special event.
From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, July 29 at The Point Choice Food Pantry, located at 506 E. Main St. in Trotwood, women impacted by the tornadoes are invited to participate in the clothing giveaway.
“All women affected by the Memorial Day tornado outbreak, particularly those in Trotwood and surrounding Montgomery, Miami and Greene County communities, are invited to attend this event. Sizes XXS to 3XL will be available, and all items are brand new with tags. This event is made possible through a generous donation from California-based clothing manufacturer LuLaRoe, and all guests will enjoy a personal shopping experience thanks to local LuLaRoe boutique owners,” according to a press release.
Approximately 20 Dayton-area LuLaRoe boutique owners will participate in the drive.
“The best part of owning my own boutique is helping women of all shapes, sizes and ages feel as beautiful as I already know they are. My friends and I just want local women to feel confident as they face the challenges of rebuilding that lie ahead. They need to know they are loved,” said Nicolette Winner, local LuLaRoe retailer and a national top-seller.
New Path is a faith-based non-profit organization providing charitable services to residents in Miami and Montgomery counties, including some areas impacted by the tornadoes.
“We appreciate the generosity of LuLaRoe and their independent retailers,” says Executive Director William Lutz of New Path Outreach. “Partnerships like these allow us to help those that really need our assistance in new ways.”
>> After the tornado: ‘If we don’t do it for ourselves, no one is going to come in and help do it’
WANT TO GO?
WHEN: 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Monday, July 29
WHERE: The Point Choice Food Pantry, 506 E. Main St., Trotwood