Free children’s clothing exchange event comes to Murrieta

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Parents shop at the free Children’s Clothing Exchange in September. Another event will be held at Murrieta Mesa High School, Sunday, March 22. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Clothing for children can be a big expense for families as children grow and seasons change, and that expense is one that Murrieta resident Lori Nelson said she hopes to alleviate with her biannual Children’s Clothing Exchange at Murrieta Mesa High School, Sunday, March 22. “I host this event every six months for the community,” Nelson, who started the popular Facebook group “Murrieta Mommys” with her friends, said. “I noticed a lot of the moms were struggling to decide what to do with the clothes their children had grown out of.” Other mothers, she said, were struggling to cover the cost of new clothes for their small children every few months and asking others for donations. “I just noticed this disconnect between the two and I came up with the idea, why don’t
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