Williamston based business, Phoenix of Anderson, donated 18 bales of cotton rags to the flood cleanup efforts in Columbia, SC. Each bales weighs between 700 to 800 pounds and has a value up to $120 each. “We are honored to be able to make a donation to help in some way with the flood cleanup efforts,” said Eric Cohen, president of Phoenix of Anderson. “South Carolina is a great state with residents who pull together to rise from devastation.
FedEx Ground delivered the rag bales to a warehouse in Lugoff, SC. Harvest Hope Food Bank will coordinate the rag distribution.
“We’re really starting to see the dirty and unhealthy aftermath as folks clean up, salvage what they can and relocate,” said Danielle St. Marie, child feeding coordinator of Harvest Hope Food Bank, ” a reason this donation is the beginning of our healing,”.
St. Marie said the donation will be used throughout the state for household and office space cleaning. “We are coordinating with three other food banks to be sure the donation will meet all the needs of areas most affected by flooding,” she said. We are also coordinating with shelters and FEMA to be sure the distribution is routed as it should be.”
Customer service is important to family owned Phoenix of Anderson, based in Williamston, SC. Dedicated to serving customers locally and throughout the world, Phoenix of Anderson sells quality fabrics and finished products to customers at the lowest prices possible. The company is owned and operated by brothers: Eric Cohen, Greg Cohen, and Kevin Cohen.
Phoenix of Anderson opens its outlet center, All About Fabrics, to the public and small businesses three days each month. With more than one million yards of fabrics and trimmings, All About Fabrics, is the largest fabric store with the most rolls and widest variety of fabrics anywhere in the world. At any given time customers will find more than 10,000 rolls of fabric in stock. For more information go to: www.phoenixofanderson.com.
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