Stories tagged with: Coats For Kids

December 11, 2015 - 6:10pm
9 weeks 8 hours ago

A local business has been raising funds for a special cause.

Terry's Tavern wanted to ensure our children stay warm this winter. They've been collecting money for winter coats for less fortunate children throughout the year. Friday, they presented The Salvation Army with a generous donation. Mike Mohr is one of the owners of Terry's Tarven. He said doing this every year makes him feel good.

"I would encourage anybody, businesses, or individuals," Mohr said. "It's a...

September 21, 2015 - 3:34pm
44 weeks 3 days ago

Thousands of area residents brave the cold winter months without a coat.

One local organization is hoping to change that with its "Coats for Kids" campaign. The Salvation Army is currently asking for new or gently used children's coat and hat donations. President of the Women's Auxiliary, Beth Archer, said they do it because the need for coats is so high.

"I have to tell you it's my two favorite days of the year because the little kids come in for coats, and we...

February 10, 2015 - 9:17pm
1 year 24 weeks ago

 Wednesday afternoon the Salvation Army is giving people a chance to satisfy their sweet tooth.

The army is selling 38 dozen sugar coated cookies. The Women's Auxiliary Group made 185 dozen cookies to raise money for the winter Coats for Kids drive. Employee, Dustin Redmond said the army relies on the Women's Auxiliary Group.

"Without the women's auxiliary we probably wouldn't be able to do 50-75 percent of the things that we do here, so everything that they do benefits...

December 19, 2014 - 6:15pm
1 year 31 weeks ago

The Salvation Army received a generous donation today.

This morning, Terry's Tavern on Linden Avenue presented a check for $1,000 to The Salvation Army. Co-owner Tim Arnold says they've been collecting donations for about six months now and this is the third year they've been able to make a donation.

"We have football pools where we'll take different, usually Ohio State games, we'll take a pool and so much of each pool goes to The Salvation Army's coats for kids program so...

October 17, 2014 - 5:02pm
1 year 40 weeks ago

The Salvation Army held its annual "Coats for Kids" clothing event this week.

The event took place yesterday and today from 10 A.M. until 2 P.M. By noon today the Salvaton Army had already given out 500 coats. If you missed "Coats for Kids" don't worry, Executive Director Mindy McCloy says there is still time to get a winter coat for you and your entire family.

"Families, they can come in and get coats all year long, we give them out. So, starting on...

October 7, 2014 - 4:15pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

If you're looking for a way to help within the community, The Salvation Army is looking for children's coat donations.

Coats for Kids will be held on October 16 and 17 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. If you're in need of picking up a coat, all you need to bring is an I.D. and a social security card for everyone in your household. Employee in charge, George Bates explained how donations of every kind can help.

"I don't think people realize all the things we do with that money, I...

December 20, 2013 - 12:04pm
2 years 31 weeks 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
2 years 43 weeks 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
3 years 31 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
3 years 42 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...

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