Stories tagged with: Coats For Kids

February 10, 2015 - 9:17pm
24 weeks 5 days 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
32 weeks 2 days 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
41 weeks 2 days 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
42 weeks 5 days 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
1 year 32 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
1 year 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
2 years 32 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
2 years 43 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
2 years 46 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
3 years 46 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,...

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