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

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    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.


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    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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