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Posted December 9, 2014

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Students Get On-the-Job Training at Clothing Bank

Young adults in APS Transition Services learn life skills while lending a hand at the APS Community Clothing Bank that serves thousands of kids.

Young adults in APS Transition Services are getting real-life work experience while helping out at the APS Community Clothing Bank.

These students are helping thousands of others while learning skills that will help them successfully transition from school to adult life.

Transition Services serves students 18-22 years old who have completed the high school portion of their programs, yet continue to have transition needs in the areas of employment, post secondary education/training, independent living and community connections.

Transition Services and the APS Community Clothing Bank from APSinMotion on Vimeo.

Go here to donate online or write a check to the Foundation at PO Box 25704, Albuquerque, NM 87125. Please note APS Community Clothing Bank on the check.

You can also help our neediest kids this holidays season by donating to the APS Community Clothing Bank.

You can make tax-deductible contributions by going online at www.apseducationfoundation.org or writing a check to the APS Education Foundation at PO Box 25704, Albuquerque, N.M., 87125. Please note APS Community Clothing Bank on the check.

In-kind donations also are valued. The Clothing Bank needs new socks, shoes and underwear, for those are the most basic items and hardest to access. Those donations may be made at the Clothing Bank box at City Centre, 6400 Uptown NE.

The district, through the Division of Student, Family and Community Support, has created a partnership with Goodwill Industries and the Assistance League to put shirts, shoes, coats and other items into the hands of our students – a move that has grown the reach the Clothing Bank. But financial assistance increases the flexibility to purchase new socks, shoes and underwear for students.

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