New and used suitcases wanted for local children in foster care

Painting with a Twist in Wilmington (Photo: Facebook)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Wilmington location of Paint with a Twist is trying to make sure children in the foster care system have a good way to carry their clothes.

From now until March 22, it will be taking donations of new and used suitcases for the almost 500 children currently in foster care in New Hanover County.

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This isn’t their first time helping the community.

Painting with a Twist has raised more than $10,000 for the Wilmington community in less than three years.

Drop off your new or gently used suitcases at any of these locations:

-Lowe’s Foods

            -North College

            -South College

            -Monkey Junction

            -Pine Grove

-Painting with a Twist, 5732 Oleander Drive, Unit B

-We will be open for donations throughout our office hours (2-6pm Tuesday, Thursday and    Friday) and during any open event times in the evenings. Please call if you have  a special  drop off and Samantha will be sure to be there!

-Ogden Tap Room