So far the two freshman girls who operate the program have collected more than 1,000 pieces of clothing.

Some of the clothes are distributed through another nonprofit called Students Rise Above, which helps dress teens for success in job interviews. Currently, What's Mine is Yours is focusing on a coat drive for the winter.

Clothes can be dropped off at the office of New Concept Staffing Inc. at 190 Wiget Lane, Suite 102, Walnut Creek, Monday through Friday from noon to 4 p.m. For more information, visit the website whatsmineisyours.us, or email whatsmineisyours2@gmail.com.

The charity does schedule pickups for 10 or more pieces of clothing. If teens girls donate 10 or more pieces of clothing to the charity, they can receive a "What's Mine is Yours" tank top.

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    Celebrate the season with Northgate High School's final Winter Concert. Tonight Northgate's Concert and Symphonic Bands will ring out the old year with a holiday surprise of pieces such as Higdon's "Rhythm Stand" and La Plante's "American River Songs." The Northgate bands are directed by Greg Brown. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at Northgate High's Little Theater, 425 Castle Rock Road in Walnut Creek. Tickets are $5 at the door, or $10 per family. For more info, go to www.northgatehs-pfc.com/nimb.html

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    Oak Grove Middle School in Concord will have its annual rummage sale on Friday, Dec. 21 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22 in the multiuse room at the school, 2050 Minert Road in Concord.

    This sale will benefit the school's Parent Teacher Student Association to support events and activities at the school.

    Ahead of the sale, the school is looking for donations of virtually any clothing or household items (no TVs or big furniture). They're being accepted now; for more information call Martha Potts at 925-682-1843, ext. 5306. Donations are tax deductible.

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