Catie’s Closet

A young woman’s passion for accessible education to all, regardless of means, lives on in her memory in Catie’s Closet, an organization giving a brighter future to thousands of underprivileged students in grades Pre-K through 12. Catie’s Closet seeks to remove barriers to school attendance and social stigmas by sensitively providing an in-school clothing resource for students living in poverty. With the resource right inside the schools, students have immediate access to stylish and age-appropriate clothing, free of charge, resulting in increased self-esteem, a greater sense of belonging, and higher levels of engagement.

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Groundwork Lawrence

A young woman’s passion for accessible education to all, regardless of means, lives on in her memory in Catie’s Closet, an organization giving a brighter future to thousands of underprivileged students in grades Pre-K through 12. Catie’s Closet seeks to remove barriers to school attendance and social stigmas by sensitively providing an in-school clothing resource for students living in poverty. With the resource right inside the schools, students have immediate access to stylish and age-appropriate clothing, free of charge, resulting in increased self-esteem, a greater sense of belonging, and higher levels of engagement.