Local 2902 sponsors “Gutchies For Kids” drive in Lawrence County

AFSCME Local 2902, representing workers in Lawrence County, sponsored this year’s “Gutchies For Kids” drive in partnership with United Way

According to United Way, the “Gutchies for Kids” program began with the Quota International Club of Hermitage and was introduced to New Castle by then-President Connie McMichaels, Connerly’s Cleaners and the United Way of Lawrence County. “Gutchies” is Western Pennsylvania slang for underwear. Connie started collecting items such as underwear, socks, pajamas, and long underwear for children in our area, and distributing them through Midwestern IU-4 throughout Lawrence County.

“This program helps the most vulnerable population in our community and we are proud to support this effort,” Local 2902 President Charl Cox said.

All collections will be distributed to school districts in Lawrence County.

See the flyer below for collection locations. For more information, call 724-658-8528 or visit uwlawcty.org.