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Tide Loads of Hope Mobile Laundry Program Heads to Tunkhannock, Pa to Provide Free Laundry Services


Thursday, September 15, 2011 8:00 am EDT

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  The service is available to all families or individuals in need of clean clothes.


Beginning Thursday, September 15, the Tide Loads of Hope mobile laundry program will bring its free laundry services to Tunkhannock, PA to provide clean clothes to those affected by the recent hurricanes. Working with the American Red Cross, the Tide Loads of Hope mobile laundry program will be providing free full service laundry to relief workers and residents of Pennsylvania who are in need of resources and support following the damage caused by the adverse weather. These residents and workers are encouraged to drop off their laundry to be washed, dried and folded, free of charge. No bedding, jackets, or other large pieces will be accepted.

Tide Loads of Hope was created in 2005 to provide much needed free laundry services to families affected by Hurricane Katrina. Inspired by the resilience and spirit of the people of New Orleans, Tide was driven to expand the Loads of Hope program and has since helped families affected by disaster in Southern California, Texas, North Dakota, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Missouri, and most recently, North Carolina, New York, and New Jersey. Today, the program includes the Tide Loads of Hope truck outfitted with 32 energy-efficient Frigidaire® Affinity washers and dryers. Collectively, Tide has washed over 48,000 loads of laundry for more than 35,000 families impacted by disasters since the program launched.


Tide has learned that little things - like clean clothes - can make a big difference to those who have lost the comforts of home. Recent hurricanes have devastated parts of the country and have forced many residents from their homes, leaving them without basic needs and resources. Tide Loads of Hope is prepared to help relief workers and families whose clothing and personal items have been impacted and to help renew a sense of hope to individuals in need.


People across the country can help support Tide Loads of Hope by purchasing a Tide Loads of Hope vintage tee by visiting www.tideloadsofhope.com. All profits from the tees go towards helping families affected by disaster.



Walmart Supercenter

809 Sr 29 S

Tunkhannock, PA 18657



Services available from 8AM – 8PM beginning Thursday, September 15th

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Ali LaFleur, 301-580-4246(c) / 212-891-0463(o)