It may still be warm, but the Coats for Kids committee is gearing up for the Christmas distribution in December. We need new and gently used coats, jackets, sweaters and sweatshirts for children and adults to be distributed to families in need here in North SLO County.
On December 12th Coats for Kids will partner with Atascadero Loaves and Fishes, Kiwanis, Toys for Tots and Salvation Army during the Loaves and Fishes Christmas Project at the National Guard Armory in Atascadero.
We will partner with Toy Bank of Greater Paso Robles, Toys for Tots and Salvation Army at the Paso Robles Event Center for “A Day of Giving” on December 15th.
Based on last year’s statistics and combining both distributions, Coats for Kids will serve over 800 families or approximately 4,000 individuals in North SLO County.
Between the two events, we serve those in need from San Miguel to Santa Margarita and all outlying areas of the north county with a warm item to wear.
Please check your closets for gently used coats or jackets that you or your children are no longer wearing. Take them to any North SLO County cleaners and they will clean them at no charge. A committee member will pick them up. It’s as simple as that!
If you want to purchase a new item, please purchase for a child from toddler through grade six. Drop-off boxes will soon be visible in some locations around the area, otherwise, you can take new items to the cleaners, but mark item “NEW.” A committee member will get those, too.
For more information visit our Facebook page, visit the website at coats-for-kids.net, or call Barbie at 805-461-1234. Thanks for your support!