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T&E Care Helps Hundreds of Kids Get Clothes

Even organizers say they were surprised by what happened Saturday.

Hundreds of kids will have new tops, pants, dresses and shoes thanks to thousands of donations given to support T & E Care's first ever Kids' Grab Bag Clothing sales.

Table after table of gently used clothes were available for shoppers Saturday at . is T&E Care's Founder and the driving force behind the clothing drive and sale which offered local families the chance to stuff bags full of donated clothes for just $5.

Everything from never-worn designer clothes to new and gently used shoes were donated for the sale. By the time the sale ended at 1 p.m. tables in the church's huge assembly room were still overflowing with donated clothes.

Gorman tells TE Patch the clothes that were not purchased Saturday are being given to several local charities for distribution to families in need.

Gorman says the response to the call for donations was "overwhelming, just incredible."  Gorman wanted to be sure to thank the people of Saint Matthews Church.  "The church bent over backwards to help us. From providing the space to offering drinks and cookies to people at the front door, it was just incredible," Gorman said.

Clothes were collected for a week in boxes in the lobbies of every T/E School District school and at several businesses around Tredyffrin and Easttown.

scollins April 22, 2012 at 11:45 AM
wonderful project- would love to contribute next time. please make sure news of these events is published- excellent effort!
blaine warkentine April 22, 2012 at 12:02 PM
it was amazing! thank you so much
Anthony Leone April 22, 2012 at 02:21 PM
What a great story. Some people claim that the media only reports on the doom and gloom, but this is another shining example of the media highlighting the good that our society does. I do hope that more people take notice of this.
Kimberly Cuthbert April 22, 2012 at 04:49 PM
It was wonderful to read that it was such a success. Congratulations to everyone for all of your hard work.
lindalent April 23, 2012 at 11:03 AM
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