The On-Premise Sales team of Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, with distribution centers in Camden and Little Rock and Memphis recently came together for a project benefiting Options emergency shelter.
The sales team assembled 90 hygiene bags for women and 40 activity sets for children. The bags and kits will be given to the women and children using the shelter.
Pictured above, from left, are Ashlee Hart-Orrell, CCBCC; Treasa Pilgrim, physical specialist for Options; Felicia Mitchell, outreach coordinator for Options; James Wear, CCBCC; and kneeling, Wendy Tassin, CCBCC.
Options, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides services for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. The organization provided services to approximately 450 women and children and 50 men over the last year. Options offers emergency shelter, court advocacy, outreach and referral services, and other services to clients from all over the 10th Judicial District. The district includes Ashley, Bradley, Chicot, Desha and Drew counties in Southeast Arkansas.
Options operates a thrift store in Monticello to raise funds for the shelter. It is the mission of Options to reduce domestic violence in Southeast Arkansas through prevention and awareness activities.