The annual Coats for Kids Campaign enters its 17th season this year with over 55,000 winter coats distributed since 2000! This year’s collection dates are November 11- December 3, 2017 with a goal of 5,000 coats collected and distributed!
Beginning Saturday, November 11 individuals are asked to donate new or gently used children’s winter coats at any Peerless Cleaners, Kroger or and Penn Station locations or at Adams Radio, 2000 Lower Huntington Road. Cash donations are also welcome and are tax deductible. Greatest need is for boys and girls WINTER coats size 8-20. Adults size winter coats are also needed.
A $25 donation will provide a new winter coat, hat, scarf and mittens for a child. Secure online donations can be made by clicking on the DONATE button.
Coats will be delivered to schools and social service agencies by Fort Wayne Firefighters and YMCA employees prior to the Holiday break the week of December 18. Program partners are Volunteer Center, Peerless Cleaners, Kroger, Adams Radio Group, Fort Wayne Fire Department, Wells Fargo, Berne Apparel, St. Vincent DePaul Society and Parkview Orthopedic Hospital. We rely on your donations of winter coats, monetary donations or your service of time and talent to make this program a success every year!
Be a part of this great Fort Wayne tradition! Donate today!