As winter quickly approaches on the SouthCoast, some families will be sorely lacking when it comes to warm clothes. Wareham High School’s DECA club aims to make a difference, particularly with victims of domestic violence, by collecting winter attire to be donated to the Women’s Shelter in New Bedford.

From now until December 20th, this dedicated club will encourage the community to donate new and gently used winter gear, a gesture that could potentially save a person’s life this winter.

Here's how to help.

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What Is the DECA Club at Wareham High School?

Wareham DECA is an organization aimed at helping prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs interested in business careers to help boost their knowledge in the world of business.

Each year, the team conducts a community service project to help better the community, and this season, Wareham DECA aims to help victims of domestic violence at the Women’s Shelter in New Bedford.

Domestic violence victims and their loved ones have important healing to do. Having warm clothing could be one less stressful situation on their plate.

How to Help Wareham DECA

The club aims to collect winter clothing and accessories for all ages, genders, and sizes.

Hats, gloves, mittens, scarves, and any articles of clothing that will keep a person warm this season are welcomed and appreciated.

Donation Box Locations

From now until December 20th, winter clothing and accessories will be accepted at the following locations:

WHS Main Office and Foyer

Faded Image Barber Shop

River Junction

Charlie’s Place

The Caz

For more details, visit Wareham DECA online.

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