Why Clothing Our Children?

  • Service Above Self: more than words to Merrillville Rotary. Members of Merrillville Rotary represent local businesses that volunteer their time and resources to meet a basic human need of school children in our community

  • All of the monies raised go toward benefiting our local school children

  • Clothing Our Children is Hosted by Merrillvile Rotary Club Charities which is part of Merrillville Rotary Club


 

What is Clothing Our Children?

  • Merrillville Rotary's signature event to provide under privileged school children in Merrillville, Crown Point, Hobart and surrounding communities with new winter clothing

  • Clothing Our Children is a 501(c)3 (Tax Exempt: 31-1101155) organization

  • In the past 10 years, over 3,400 local school children in Merrillville, Crown Point, Hobart, Lake Station, and New Chicago were provided new winter clothing

  • All of the monies raised at Clothing Our Children go toward benefiting local school children

When is Clothing Our Children?

  • The 13th Annual Clothing Our Children will be Sunday, November 5th, 2017 from 1-4 p.m. at the Avalon Manner

 

How many children have been helped?

  • Clothing Our Children has raised over $260,000 to provide adequate winter clothing to over 3,400 underprivileged area school children and enabled Merrillville Rotary to award scholarships to area high school children



Who attends Clothing Our Children?

  • Approximately 375 people sample wine, beer, and food from local restaurants, breweries, and vendors

  • Attendees have the opportunity to bid on a wide variety of gift baskets, autographed memorabilia, weekend getaway packages, golf packages, theater tickets, and other items donated by area businesses.
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