Sep 6, 2010 11:59 AM by Melissa Canone
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The state corrections department is
looking for donations of suits, dress shirts, shoes and sportswear
to help men leaving prison have something to wear for their job
The department and Refined by Fire Ministries are partnering
with Men's Wearhouse to collect clothes during the third annual
National Suit Drive.
The public can donate used and cleaned clothing items, including
ties, suits, slacks, dress shoes, sports coats and dress shirts, to
participating Men's Wearhouse locations around the state. Locations
are in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lake Charles,
Alexandria, Lafayette, Monroe and Covington. Donors will receive a
25 percent coupon for future purchases at the store.