• Florida nonprofit to provide free laundry services for lower-income Jacksonville residents

    By: Action News Jax


    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Florida nonprofit Current Initiatives is providing free laundry services and products to lower-income Jacksonville residents this weekend as part of its national campaign, The Laundry Project.


    The project provides funds and laundry items necessary for people to wash and dry clothes and linens. Volunteers will be on had to assist with services, entertain kids and create a caring and inclusive space.

    The free laundry event will take place Saturday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at two locations: 

    • Discount Coin Laundry at 26 E 9th St., Jacksonville, FL 32206
    • Discount Coin Laundry at 5552 Soutel Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32219

    The event is sponsored by Simply Healthcare and Brick & Beam. Additional volunteers and donations are still needed -- community members can contribute by donating laundry detergent, bleach, $10 rolls of quarters, one-gallon Ziploc bags, garbage bags, fabric softener and laundry baskets.

    For more information, go to the Laundry Project website.

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