As you switch to your winter clothes, why not consider cleaning out your closets to help Holy Trinity Interparochial School? The semi-annual used clothing and toy drive will be held Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, from 8 a.m. to noon, behind the school on Watterson Street, Westfield. The event provides an opportunity to donate the following types of gently used textiles: clothes, shoes, handbags, bedding, curtains, cloth tablecloths and other linens. Additionally, new or gently used stuffed animals and toys will be collected. Bags or boxes of items can be dropped off on Watterson Street, directly behind the school.  No books will be accepted.  For further information, please email: hsa@htisnj.com. Items are resold at affordable prices to those in need.

Holy Trinity Interparochial School, a 2011 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, is a parochial school educating students in grades 1 through 8 at the Westfield campus on First Avenue and early education program for 2 ½-year-olds through kindergarten at the Our Lady of Lourdes campus in Mountainside.