Kentucky organization provides clothing for tornado victims in need

After tornadoes uprooted homes and lives in western Kentucky, people across the state came together to rebuild. in the name of God,” Rabbi Avrohom Litvin said. That’s why Project Friendship, a Chabad of Kentucky affiliate, donated about $1 million in goods to those affected by the tornadoes in western Kentucky. Their organization collects surplus or out-of-season items that weren’t selling at major retailers and donates them to people across the state. per year,” Litvin said. Now they are expanding their efforts. The lieutenant governor joined other leaders in announcing additional resources for those in need. The Friendship Project is taking clothing from their facility and stores them at high schools in Grayson, Hopkins and Warren counties. They are called Friendship Closets. They hope the donations will provide much-needed relief to families. As well as parents and guardians to work together to meet the needs of students, especially in times of crisis,” said Melissa Goins, director of the Division of Family Resource Centers and Youth Services. “We may be knocked down by a storm from time to time, but we will always pick ourselves up and, in doing so, we will always help lift each other up,” Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman said.

After tornadoes uprooted homes and lives in western Kentucky, people across the state came together to rebuild.

“From the first day we walked out and saw the destruction, you could see the power of God, but what inspired us the most was the power to help in the name of God,” the rabbi said. Avrohom Litvin.

That’s why Project Friendship, a Chabad of Kentucky affiliate, donated about $1 million in goods to those affected by the tornadoes in western Kentucky. Their organization collects surplus or out-of-season items that don’t sell at major retailers and donates them to people across the state.

“Lives have been changed and rebuilding it is going to take more than a week, a month or even a year,” Litvin said.

Now they are expanding their efforts. The Lieutenant Governor joined other leaders in announcing additional resources for those in need.

Project Friendship takes clothing from their facility and stores it at high schools in Grayson, Hopkins, and Warren counties. They are called friendship cupboards. They hope the donations will bring much-needed relief to the families.

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“Our schools, our community partners, our faith partners, and parents and guardians must work together to meet the needs of students, especially in times of crisis,” said Melissa Goins, director of the Resource Centers Division. family and youth services.

“We may be knocked down by a storm from time to time, but we will always pick ourselves up, and in doing so, we will always help each other up,” Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman said.