Abilene charity helping families with school clothes


ABILENE, Texas - Families in Abilene are starting to gear up for the next school year, and the Christian Service Center is also stepping in to help.

The center began Operation Blue Jean Thursday to help families in need of financial assistance get school clothes.

Elementary students will each receive a new pair of blue jeans and five pairs of new socks and underwear.

Middle school students will get two pair of standardized school dress pants and polo style shirts.

Various school supplies will also be provided.

The Christian Service Center began Operation Blue Jean in 1967 and has held it every year since. For more information or to set an appointment, you can call 325-673-7531.

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