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By Hannah Romero
Staff Writer 

Donation helps fill emergency clothes closet


November 18, 2021

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Employees from PBI stand with clothing and other donations the company recently made to the Sweetwater County Foster Care emergency clothes closet.

When workers of Peterson Beckner Industries heard the Sweetwater County Foster Care program's emergency clothes closet was running low, they made it their mission to restock it. With a donation of over $5,000 worth of pajamas, socks, underwear and jackets, they accomplished that mission.

"It was very, very generous," Emilia Slater, the Foster Care Coordinator at the Department of Family Services, said.

Slater explained the donation included items that aren't often thought of but are needed.

"We get blankets from Project Linus and bags from UW, so we typically have quite a bit of stuff do...

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