Valley drive gives Poverello House socks

March 15, 2013 12:35:10 AM PDT
The Fresno county elections office donated a large quantity of socks to the Poverello House today.

On Valentine's Day, employees started a special sock drive and they ended up collecting 351 pairs. The executive director of the Poverello House says the clothing items are a necessity that is distributed on a daily basis to valley residents in need.

Brandi Orth, Fresno County Clerk said, "We're gonna continue in the future on Valentine's Day to do charitable donations of some kind and we're happy to kick it off with the Poverello House."

The Poverello House is a non-profit organization that has been helping the homeless and the hungry in Fresno since 1973.


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