Back-to-school denim campaign gives back to kids in need

San Marcos Premium Outlets, Round Rock Premium Outlets, and The Domain are hosting their back-to-school denim drive, “Do Good with Denim,” to benefit children in need.

AUSTIN, Texas — In collaboration with Round Rock Area Service Center, DoubleTake ATX and habitat for humanitythree local malls are inviting back-to-school shoppers to drop off new or lightly used denim clothing for recycling.

San Marcos Premium Outlets, Round Rock Premium Outlets and The Domain are holding their denim drive, “Do Good with Denim”.

The estate selected DoubleTake ATX, a curated resale and gift shop, to collect the denim and ensure that all sales from its store benefit the Child Protection Center.

Visitors can drop off their items with DoubleTake ATX volunteers in the area between Aritzia and Sweet Paris. Each person who donates will receive a $5 Starbucks gift card. Additionally, Dream Booth ATX will be on site with a photo booth for visitors to enjoy and encourage participation in the denim drive.

“We’ll be there collecting denim pieces, whether it’s jackets, shorts, jeans, all afternoon from 2-6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Afterwards, The Domain will be offering each person a $5 Starbucks gift card in exchange for their donation,” said Lynne Skinner, General Manager of DoubleTake ATX.

The Child Protection Center is part of the Travis County Children’s Advocacy Center, which is nationwide. It works to reduce the trauma of children who have experienced physical abuse, sexual abuse, witnessing violent crimes and neglect.

“We work with, as part of the Travis County Child Protection Team, to run forensics, medical services. Educational therapy is a big part of what the center does,” said Skinning.

At San Marcos Premium Outletsin collaboration with Austin Habitat for Humanity ReStore, From July 25 to August 22, customers can bring new or gently used denim clothing to the Do Good with Denim campaign and receive a free reusable shopping bag while supplies last. Retailers such as Aeropostale, Lucky Brand, Nautica, Neiman Marcus Last Call and Vineyard Vines will all be drop-off points for the community to donate their denim goods. The Habitat for Humanity ReStore San Marcos will also serve as a denim drop-off point. All donations will then be sent to Habitat for Humanity ReStore San Marcos, a non-profit organization that helps the community reuse, resell and recycle.

Collaborate with Round Rock Area Service CenterRound Rock Premium Outlets will hold its denim event this weekend from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Donation bins will be set up outside Starbucks, where shoppers will receive a $5 Starbucks gift card in exchange for a return. All denim donations will go to the service center to support individuals and families in need throughout the town of Round Rock and surrounding communities. Additionally, Round Rock Premium Outlets is hosting a Back-to-School Photo Show where buyers can take a photo in front and tag the property for the chance to receive a $250 gift card.

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