Paloma Blanca Mexican Cuisine, 5800 Broadway, is taking part in the Family Service Association’s annual Khakis for Kids school uniform drive, which runs through the end of the month.
The restaurant and several other businesses are collecting donations of new and gently used khaki pants, skirts, shorts and white collared shirts that will be donated to students in need.
Items may be dropped off at any of the following:
- Paloma Blanca Mexican Cuisine
- EyeMasters, all locations
- Cowboy Cleaners, all locations
- Sterling Bank, all locations
“Here at Paloma Blanca, family is very important to us and we want to help children in our community,” says general manager Nelly Mendoza Olsen. “We are honored to be a part of such a wonderful project that provides school uniforms to children who need them.”
Families needing khakis for their kids can call the United Way Help Line, 2-1-1, or visit www.family-service.org and complete an application. Uniforms will be given away by appointment only just before the st art of the school year. For more information, call Family Service Association at (210) 299-2411.