SPOKANE, Wash. - On November 9, the KXLY 4 Extreme Team will bare the accomplished after-effects of its latest project- a new home in city Spokane for Teen Closet.
The nonprofit, created in allotment by KXLY 4's Robyn Nance, serves accouchement in charge in the Eastern Washington and North Idaho communities, decidedly accouchement in advance affliction programs.
Its shelves are abounding by donations from the community, and volunteers advice unload, adapt and adapt those donations so that kids who are referred to Teen Closet can analyze the racks and accept the clothes they appetite to booty home.
“You get to unload and adapt clothes and put them in the appropriate bin and adhere them up. It's absolutely fun, I like it, said Claire Lavoie.
Claire, Ayressa Lavoie and Jainee Weidemann are all volunteers at Teen Closet. They're young, and the assignment bare at the nonprofit ability assume like a assignment to added kids their ages. But, these girls say tits fun.
“Donations appear in and we help, me and Claire and Jainee advice them,” Ayressa said.
“I assumption it affectionate of lets them feel added accustomed sometimes. Like, aback you go into advance affliction it feels weird,” Weidemann said.
That's the purpose abaft Teen Closet- to accord kids in advance affliction a adventitious to accomplish their own choices. That's a activity that these three volunteers are accustomed with- Claire, Ayressa and Jainee all acclimated to be in the advance affliction system.
Now, they're adopted, and alive to advice added accouchement and adolescence acquisition abundance in the aforementioned abode they already did.
“You don't accept to anguish about bedraggled clothes and cutting them accustomed to academy and aloof accepting all the apple-pie clothes and stuff,” Claire said.
“It's affectionate of a advice to accomplish them feel added stable,” Weidemann said. “The aboriginal footfall at a affiliation aback to course and activity like a kid again,” she said.
As for the Extreme Team's plans, which will acquiesce Teen Closet to amalgamate with Clothing Perk (a agnate account for adolescent kids), volunteers are hopeful.
“I anticipate it's aloof a acceptable befalling for everyone. It's aloof bigger and bigger and we can serve added people, added efficiently,” Weidemann said.
Claire Lavoie agreed.
“I anticipate it's gonna be awesome,” she said.
Teen Closet is currently amid in the Village Square Plaza of Spokane Valley. Their new area will be in the 300 block of Sprague, in city Spokane.