Decatur Police Department Joins Partnership to Provide Halloween Costumes to Kids

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DECATUR -- During the time of year when the ghosts and ghouls come out, it's not always easy - or cheap - for some kids to look the part.

That's why Project AVA is bringing back their Halloween "Bootique" program for a 2nd year.  Now through October 19, Project AVA will collect new, and "gently" used costumes in order to give kids in need a chance to dress up for, not only Halloween night, but the many school and city functions that allow them to participate in the holiday.

The Decatur Police Department is one of the sites at which you can donate. Their lobby is open from 8am to 4pm, Monday through Friday.

Project AVA will take the collected costumes and drop them off at local schools, early childhood and parent education centers, and food pantries that have been identified as having a need. The costumes will then be distributed to the children that the schools and organizations see fit to keep the identity of the children and families private.

You can find our more about the project here on their website or their Facebook page.

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