LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - The Coats for Kids drive is underway, and Salvation Army Major Jim Irvine said he expects this year's need to be up. The drive lasts until October 25.
You can drop off gently used winter clothing at the Salvation Army, Regions Bank, Pay Less Super Markets, Alcoa, Wabash National, WLFI, Sparkletone DryCleaning, TNT Dry Cleaners, and Executive Dry Cleaners.
Irvine said he expects to see new faces this year because of the government shutdown.
"We're seeing the effects of people dealing with less than 30 hour work weeks," Irvine said. "That means they're having challenges putting food on the table, keeping the lights on, and supplying winter clothing for their children and themselves."
Donations will be handed out Saturday, November 2. For a complete list of drop off locations click here.
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