Students donate 10,000-plus clothing items


Seymour Middle School students Trent Hohenstreiter, left, and Kendall White, load bags of gently used clothing into the back of a vehicle for transport to the Jackson County Clothing Center in Seymour. PHOTO BY AARON PIPER

Joan Roth, director of the Jackson County Clothing Center, sorts through bags piled from the floor to the ceiling by the school. PHOTO BY AARON PIPER

Sativa Jones knows what it’s like to need clothes but not have enough money to buy them.

That’s why the seventh-grader decided to collect as many items as she could for Seymour Middle School’s winter coat and clothing drive to benefit the Jackson County Clothing Center.

“Last year, my parents weren’t working, so we had to go there to get clothes,” Jones said of the center. “I just wanted to give back and help somebody else.”

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