51°FFog/MistFull Forecast

Helping hands in the community

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 3:46 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 3:51 p.m. CDT

Church Women United Board member and volunteer Kristen Johnston stocks some donated children's clothing on the racks at Princeton's The Closet on Wednesday.

For more than 40 years the organization has shared its profits with local organizations to further its work in the community. On Thursday, representatives of 29 organizations received checks totalling $115,000, bringing CWU's 10-year total to more then $1 million.

Get breaking news and weather sent to your phone. Sign up for bcralerts!