A project to help victims of sexual assault in the La Crosse area has gotten good results.
Mayo Clinic in La Crosse accepted hundreds of clothing items this week that were collected to be used by women who are sent to hospitals for examination after an assault.
Kathy Roush of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners program at Mayo worked with Onalaska High School student Jessica Randall to make the donations possible.
“We talked about the fact that they often have to go home without their clothes on, we collect those as part of the evidence process,” said , “and so she (Randall) decided to try to do something to help.”
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