Keeping kids warm for the winter becomes a major goal for one local business.
Friday, representatives of Terry's Tavern presented the Salvation Army, on behalf of the tavern and its patrons, with a $1,000 for their "Coats for Kids Campaign." The money raised through various fundraisers and donations held by Terry's over the last six months. This is the second year they've donated to the program.
"Over the year's we've been involved with the Salvation Army in...
A twenty year tradition by two local organizations, to help keep kids warm during the winter months, is upon us again.
The Salvation Army and Olde Towne Cleaners are asking for jacket donations for their "Coats for Kids" annual program.
"We try to get coats for smaller kids mainly, that is what we need the most of,” said President and Manager of Olde Towne Cleaners, David Frick. “We clean and repair what needs to be done to them and The Salvation Army...
Many kids will be warm for the winter thanks to a local establishment.
Terry's Tavern presented a $1,000 check to the Salvation Army for their "Coats For Kids" program. The money came from fundraisers held at the Tavern. Co-owner Tim Arnold said the idea to give to the cause came from their employees and customers.
"This is community is just giving," said Arnold. "We're just very fortunate and pleased that we're able to represent our customers and be able...
The colder months are coming....and now is the time to clean out the coat closet and donate.
The Salvation Army will once again team-up with Old Town Cleaners to collect "Coats for Kids." Gently worn coats are donated, cleaned and repaired by Old Town Cleaners and then distributed through the Salvation Army. The partnership has been giving back to the community in need for nearly 20 years and have successfully donated a number of coats.
The deadline is fast approaching if your child needs a coat for the upcoming winter season.
Parents have until Thursday to register for the Salvation Army's Coats for Kids event. The staff need to take down the child's name and coat size so it can go shopping for the outerwear next week. Then the parents will bring their kids in next Thursday to pick-up their coats.
"The kids are so happy. They get a new coat. Sometimes it's the first time they even get a new coat, and they'...