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Pop-up clothing store for the homeless

Friday, September 15, 2017 by Nina Hernandez

Today, the Central Presbyterian Church sidewalk (200 E. 8th St.) will be the home of the Street Store, a “free open-air clothing ‘store’ for members of the Austin homeless community.” From when the store opens at 9 a.m., volunteers will help shoppers pick up to five clothing items. The first 200 lucky shoppers get care packages that contain warm winter accessories. The effort is put on by local storage container company SpareFoot, which started the Street Store in 2015. Mitscoots Outfitters, another Austin company, is supplying the care packages.

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