‘Teens for Jeans’: Elyria student rounding up jeans for a great cause

Then this is something you need to participate in! Abbey Ramirez is trying to collect all the jeans she can which will go to the homeless around the world. I know that we all have jeans in the back of our closets that we don’t wear anymore, so why don’t you contact Abbey today at ARPioneer15@gmail.com today and get your jeans to someone who could use them!

What a great way to “PAY IT FORWARD”!


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ELYRIA, Ohio – Abbey Ramirez has been doing a lot of folding lately. She’s collecting jeans for “Teens for Jeans.”

“I have to collect as many gently-used jeans as possible and whoever wins, gets a $10,000 scholarship and your school gets a $5,000 dollar grant,” said Ramirez.

She found out about the contest while doing some research online.

So here’s how it works: She has to round up as many pairs of jeans as possible and turn them in to Aeropostale by February 15.

They’ll sort through them and then distribute them to homeless shelters around the country.

“I have 205 and many more coming,” said Ramirez, surrounded by a mountain of denim.

She’s a senior at Elyria High School right now and is pretty involved there. She’s a member of the National Honor Society and a soccer player.

“I’m going to Cleveland State to play soccer…

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