Allison Bush, Miss Elk Grove, provided Elk Grove Food Bank Services Clothes Closet with more than 100 new and gently used coats for children and adults on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Allison was recently named Miss Elk Grove within her age group for 2013/2014, and also ranked in the top five of the 2013 Miss California Junior Pre Teen competition for Northern California.
The Elk Grove Clothes Closet provides students with school clothes, mothers with baby clothes, men and women re-entering the work force with business attire or families struggling to make ends meet with clothing for the winter. The Clothes Closet currently serves more than 2,000 people a month with serviceable clothing.
Allison set up collection sites at various locations throughout Elk Grove including Edna Batey Elementary School, Cities of Elk Grove and Pleasant Grove, Folsom Ready Mix, Encore! Studio of Performing Arts, Fusion Fitness and Dance, and Cold Stone Creamery.