Clothing items awaiting delivery to youth ages 5-18. Photo Courtesy JJAB
Winter clothing is matched with request forms. Photo Courtesy JJAB
Los Alamos JJAB employees Rachel Mohr-Richards and Abbie Martin work to sort and label the clothing. Photo Courtesy JJAB
Winter clothing for youth is sorted into boxes. Photo Courtesy JJAB
LOS ALAMOS JJAB NEWS
Just in time for the last snowstorm, JJAB was able to provide 85 youth with winter coats, boots, gloves, scarves, and/or hats. Youth ages 5 – 18 that live or attend school in Los Alamos County were provided with the winter clothing in the first two weeks of December.
The JJAB Resource Specialists, Los Alamos Public School (LAPS) Counselors, and the Los Alamos County Victim Assistant worked to identify needs and submitted requests. In addition to receiving financial donations to purchase items, donations of clothing were provided by the Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church congregation and other community members. Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church also provided space to store and sort the items, while three volunteers from All Together Los Alamos assisted the JJAB Resource Specialists, LAPS Counselors, and Victim Assistant with sorting and delivery.
Thank you to all who donated and supported this community giving project.
JJAB is a 501(c)3 nonprofit working in Los Alamos County to reduce youth risk behaviors, facilitate positive youth development and build resiliency through responsive, effective programming. Information regarding JJAB programs and services can be found at www.losalamosjjab.com or follow us on Facebook at LosAlamos JJAB.