10/17/2011 12:59 pm ET Updated Dec 17, 2011

Conn. Woman Moves Entire Community To Help Needy Through Art

Customers of the Center Framing & Art store in West Hartford Center would be surprised if they got a peek at the basement. Not only is it a huge space, but it's typically overflowing -- and not only with frames or artwork.

This is where co-owner Lori Chozick stores bags and bags of clothes, furniture, appliances, school supplies and food -- all donated through word of mouth by customers, vendors, family, friends, and many strangers -- to help those less fortunate.

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