LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Laundry Project gives hope to thousands of people nationwide by providing the funds, detergent and other items necessary to wash and dry clothes and linens. Fees are paid for while volunteers assist with laundry services, entertain children and create a caring space at the laundromat.
The Laundry Project washes clothes for Las Vegas residents for free. The nonprofit is helping dozens of low income families since the average cost of eight loads of laundry are about $35. Story at 5/6/11 @KTNV pic.twitter.com/QFjRBdQWie— Cinthia Maldonado (@CinthiaKtnv) March 23, 2019
Downtown Faith was the sponsor for the weekend project at Laundromats Cleaners on Bonanza Road and Eastern Avenue. Community members donated supplies including detergent, quarters (rolls of $10), one-gallon Ziploc bags, garbage bags, coloring books, crayons, fabric softener and laundry baskets.
Many families in the valley are forced to choose between paying bills and washing their clothes. To ease the expense, the Laundry Project donates detergent, quarters, one-gallon Ziploc bags, garbage bags, softener and laundry baskets. @KTNV pic.twitter.com/8500RArfSR— Cinthia Maldonado (@CinthiaKtnv) March 23, 2019
The average cost of eight loads of laundry cost nearly $35. Many families in Las Vegas are forced to choose between paying bills and washing their clothes. On Saturday, the nonprofit organization helped 30 families by paying for 671 loads.
Wow!!!!! The Laundry Project paid for 671 loads. One family tells me the money they saved today will go towards dinner! @KTNV pic.twitter.com/MHxPQermZl— Cinthia Maldonado (@CinthiaKtnv) March 23, 2019