The Women of Color Giving Circle drive to help Louisiana flood victims


PITTSFIELD — The Women of Color Giving Circle will be accepting donations on Thursday for those wishing to aid relief efforts for flood victims in Baton Rouge, La.

Clothing, toiletries, shoes, backpacks and money will be collected from 6 to 7 p.m. at the New Generation Global Ministry, at 636 Tyler St. Young ladies volunteering from the Rites of Passage Empowerment program will be preparing and packaging the items for the Louisiana families over the weekend.

To schedule a time for donation pick-up, contact WOCGC members through their Facebook page,

To learn about other national relief efforts, visit,, or reach out to other charitable disaster relief agencies.


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