Stories tagged with: Coats For Kids

December 20, 2013 - 12:04pm
35 weeks 6 days ago

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...

October 1, 2013 - 4:53pm
47 weeks 2 days ago

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...

December 21, 2012 - 1:15pm
1 year 35 weeks ago

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...

October 3, 2012 - 4:48pm
1 year 47 weeks ago

The warm temperatures Wednesday made it feel like summer, but it won't be long before winter arrives and your kids will need their coats.

The Salvation Army held the first day of its annual "Coats for Kids" drive Wednesday at the shelter on Putnam Avenue.

Office Coordinator Mindy McCloy said the program provides free winter coats for boys and girls and accessories for area teens, kids and infants.

The turnout for the first day of the drive was slow but McCloy...

September 14, 2012 - 11:13am
1 year 49 weeks ago

It'll be a warm winter for children around the area thanks to a local organization.

The Salvation Army is preparing for their coats for kids giveaway. Donated coats are being cleaned and sorted as the event nears.

The goal is to make sure children have a warm coat when the weather turns cold.

"I think you have children come in and you see their little faces and you know that you have a part in keeping them warm in the winter it's very rewarding," said Office...

September 12, 2011 - 12:30pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

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.

"Quit a few thousand,...

October 6, 2010 - 11:12am
3 years 46 weeks ago


With the fall in temperatures one local group is keeping kids in our area all buttoned up and in style.

The Salvation Army went shopping Wednesday for their Coats for Kids program. People signed up to get a coat at the Salvation Army and tomorrow they will be able to pick them up.

"It's just to get all of our kids out there so they have a coat and be warm this winter be able to enjoy their self and you know and not be cold you know i hate to see them go to school and...

September 29, 2010 - 5:32pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

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'...

September 9, 2010 - 6:58pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

It's hard to admit, but winter will be here before we know it.

The Salvation Army will be hosting it's annual Coats For Kids campaign October 7th-8th. They are asking the community to donate extra coats they may have.

"Were' still in need of coats, especially the middle sized kids. So anybody that would like to volunteer to hop on with that, just bring a coat in," said Shelter Manager Joyce Krouskoupf.

Last year, the Salvation Army gave away 1,300 coats, helping...

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