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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — After listening to that many college students in Bibb County had been lacking class for not having the proper clothes, Mike and Nancy Kaplan determined to do one thing to deal with the issue.
They determined to create “Merrie’s Closet.” It’s a closet with the aim of being a clothes supply for college kids at Elam Alexander Academy, positioned on Second Road.
The Kaplan household has stored their daughter Merrie’s reminiscence alive via the Merrie Christmas undertaking. It’s a undertaking aimed toward offering items to households in want.
The household hopes to proceed bringing pleasure to others via this new initiative.
The Kaplan household and United Approach say the closet wouldn’t be attainable with out the assistance of the Truist Basis, which helped by donating a $10,000 grant to get the closet began.
The closet will include gadgets like socks, khakis, sweaters and underwear.
“We’re making an attempt to supply new garments for them and the lecturers to have a chance to go in at their discretion, and supply clothes for sure kids that want it,” Mike Kaplan mentioned.
The varsity says clothes is a necessity that will typically be neglected.
United Approach of Central Georgia says its hope is to broaden Merrie’s Closet to different colleges sooner or later.