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Central Church prepares for food, clothing giveaway
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Visitors at the Central Church of Christ Food and Raiment Day this Saturday will find well-stocked racks of clothing, including winter coats, rainwear, shoes and boots.Organizers say this is the first time in recent memory supplies of recycled garments and footwear were in balance with the expected need. In most years, the church had to make emergency appeals to the public for clothing donations.“We’re well-supplied and ready to meet the needs,” said Central member Becky Wilmore as she and other volunteers were sorting, sizing and racking garments last week in preparation for the giveaway event Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church benevolence and classroom annex. “When we posted our needs in the church bulletin, clothes came in baskets.