Around Queens: Laundry and Literacy Day
The LaundryCares Foundation will host four Free Laundry and Literacy events to coincide with Indigenous Peoples Day and National Hispanic Month. To be held Monday, October 10, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., these coordinated events will celebrate the pairing of early learning in laundromat spaces as a way to widen and deepen community engagement and early learning. Ribbon cuttings will be conducted at several sites to open the Read, Play, and Learn spaces formally. Offering community-wide Free Laundry and Literacy Days is a mission of the LaundryCares Foundation. Soap, dryer sheets, and laundry bags are provided alongside the waived fees for laundry washing and drying to give back to customers and the community. Paired with this are raffles for household items, televisions, children’s bikes, and a year of free laundry. These festivities also provide food and music to lift customers and celebrate the community.