Bring a bundle, help a local child

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From now until Friday, Dec. 8, the Times-Courier will give a free one-year local subscription to everyone who donates a bundle of either:

- A pair of Jeans with Underwear

- A pair of Shoes with Socks

- A Jacket with a Toboggan (or Hoodie)

Bring to the Times-Courier office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Items must be new with tags still attached. Gilmer County Schools have agreed to partner with the Times-Courier to distribute these items, which will be given away as needs arise.


Last year this community generously gave 1,628 pieces of clothing to our local school children! Let’s see if we can beat it this year!

The schools have asked for the following items:


Pre-Kindergarten – Sixth Grade:

• Jeans for boys and girls in sizes 4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 14/16, also husky and slim sizes

• Boy’s and girl’s underwear in sizes 4-16

• Tennis/athletic shoes and socks for boys and girls in sizes 10, 11, 12, 13, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

• Boy’s and girl’s jackets or hoodies in sizes 4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 14/16


Grades 7–12

• Jeans for girls (juniors sizes 1-13 and women’s sizes 6 - plus) • Jeans for boys (men’s sizes 30” and up)

• Panties for girls (ladies’ sizes small/medium/large and plus sizes) • Sports bras

• Underwear for boys (briefs or boxers, men’s small/medium/large)

• Tennis/athletic shoes for girls (adult sizes 6-9, dark colors, NOT white)

• Tennis/athletic shoes for boys (adult sizes 8-12, dark colors, NOT white)

• Socks for girls (ladies’ regular sizes)-darker colors of socks or nonwhite socks preferred

• Socks for boys (men’s regular sizes)-darker colors of socks or nonwhite socks preferred

• Jackets/hoodies for girls (junior/ladies’ size small/medium/large)

• Jackets/hoodies for boys (men’s size small/medium/large/extra large)

• Gloves for both males and females


Your donation can be used for: Your new local subscription, renewal of an existing subscription or to give as a gift subscription.

* Everyone who brings a bundle can receive a one-year print subscription to the Times-Courier in the following zip codes: 30540, 30539, 30536, 30175, 30522, 30143, 30513

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