The Westfield Area Y’s Preschool is hosting a clothing drive to benefit young children on Thursday, October 14th from 7:30 am – 2:00 pm at the Robert & Virginia Bauer Family Branch located at 422 East Broad Street in Westfield in the Parking Lot and from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Street in Cranford. 
Items that will be acceptable are as follows:  All clothes, shoes, belts, handbags, comforters, towels, curtains, bedding and stuffed animals.  Items can be dropped of at either location   No items will be accepted before the October 14th date. 
The American Used Clothing Company will organize all donated items and send them to third world countries.  For more information on the clothing drive or on the Y’s Preschool programs contact, Eileen Rooney at 908) 233-2700, ext. 423.