NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2012 / — UNIQLO, the global clothing retailer, announced today the creation of a 10-week volunteer and donation program to distribute 100,000 donated items of HEATTECH and 10,000 items of Ultra Light Down jackets to those in regions affected by Hurricane Sandy.
The donated HEATTECH items are for men, women and kids and include long-sleeve t-shirts and tights, while the Ultra Light Down jackets and parkas are for men and women.
The program will organize volunteers to visit local communities to deliver nearly $2.3 million worth of warm clothing to the New York and New Jersey areas hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy.
Each weekend starting December 8th, UNIQLO will send buses of 25-50 volunteers that will include both UNIQLO employees and customers. Anyone who is interested in volunteering can visit www.uniqlo.com for more information.