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Summer Stretch youth offer free car washes

On Wednesday, June 30 from 3 to 4:30 p.m., more than 100 local youth who are participating in the Summer Stretch program will offer a free car wash at the following locations in Alexandria: US Bank, 701 Broadway; Shalom Lutheran Church, 800 County Road 44 Northwest; and Bethesda Lutheran Church, 1204 North Nokomis.

Cars will be washed inside and out. A freewill donation will be received with proceeds going to Kids Against Hunger.

The Summer Stretch program is an opportunity for youth in grades 7 to 12 to participate in community service projects and outreach. All students work together in small groups, which meet weekly in June and July to complete service projects in the Alexandria area and participate in fun activities.

The program is hosted by the following Alexandria and Evansville churches: Bethesda Lutheran, Calvary Covenant, Calvary Lutheran, Faith Lutheran, First Lutheran, Shalom Lutheran, St. Mary's Catholic and United Methodist.