The New Haven Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, the Delta Academy, and GEMS youth program held their 8th “free market” for the community this past Saturday.

The annual event, which also doubles as a health symposium where people can receive free blood pressure screening and access other resources for maintaining good physical and dental health, provides an opportunity for more than 750 “shoppers” to take home as many clothes, shoes, and household items as they need at no cost.

“This event is a blessing it helps me and my five kids with clothes [and] household things,” a fifth-year attendee said. “I don’t have enough money to get these things. I told my neighbors to come out too.”

Read more at NH Independent – June 19, 2018