Nonprofit to Wash Linens and Clothes of Columbus Residents


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WHAT: Current of Ohio (Current) is gearing up to wash approximately 450 loads of laundry for Columbus residents, at no cost to them. Current’s Laundry Project, held at locations across the country, provide lower-income families with the funds and items necessary to wash clothes and linens. This is the second Laundry Project to be held in Columbus.

Sponsors for the project include CycleBar Easton, 7 Studios, Columbus Crew SC’s goalkeeper, Brad Stuver, and his wife, Ashley Stuver, Crew SC Academy and SC Wash & Tan.

Members of the community can also contribute by donating much-needed supplies including: laundry detergent, bleach, quarters (rolls of $10), one-gallon Ziploc bags, garbage bags, fabric softener and laundry baskets.

WHERE: SC Wash & Tan Laundromat, 4396 Cleveland Ave., Columbus, OH 43224.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 29 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.

WHO: Current is a faith-based organization that started with young adults committed to educating others on social initiatives and mobilizing them to bring about social change. Current establishes college campus groups for awareness and education, organizes local community events such as the Laundry Project and Hope for Homes Project, and leads yearly domestic and international mission trips. To learn more about Current of Ohio or to see photos of past Laundry Projects, visit us at www.currentofohio.org.

BACKGROUND: Founded in 2008, the Laundry Project has assisted low-income families in more than 24 cities across the country. To date, the organization has washed more than 103,641 loads of laundry for approximately 11,276 families in more than 449 laundry service projects nationwide.

For event details and questions, contact Corey Easterday, Director/President of Current of Ohio at Corey@EngageCurrent.org.

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