Clothing sale helps Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Southern Arizona

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Southern Arizona and Buffalo Exchange fundraiser

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) -Shoppers pinching pennies Friday enjoyed a great deal for a great cause.

The Buffalo Exchange and Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Southern Arizona teamed up for a fundraiser. Donated clothes were on sale for only a dollar and all proceeds went to Big Brothers, Big Sisters.

“I think children are very resilient,” said Ashley Steward, a new mentor at Big brothers, Big Sisters of Southern Arizona. She gets to meet her “little” next week.

“When you’re around them, it’s all smiles and you have a great time, and when they need you, they need you,” she said.

Last time they had a sale like this, they raised about $2,500 for the organization. Friday, they raised close to $4,000.

“It’s a great way to support the community but also get a really good deal,” said Megan Lyons, who was shopping at the event.

They say $1,200 dollars can fund a big-little match for an entire year.

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