Friday, November 14, 2014

Coats for Kids!

Coats for Kids is collecting coats, gently used and new,  to get into the hands of families in need – warm winter coats for their children.   This is the 23rd  annual drive, cosponsored by Dove, Inc., and WAND-TV.  We want to make it as easy as possible for people to make a donation of a coat.   Coats of all sizes may be dropped off at the following locations, through November 30:

Changing Images Salon and Spa and D&D Custom Woodworking, 1960 S. Taylorville Road, Decatur

Classic Cleaners,  2474 N. Main, Decatur

Corner Cleaning Connection,  1154 E. Prairie Ave., Decatur

CVS,  Monroe & Pershing, Eldorado and Fairview, 16th & Cantrell in Decatur

Decatur Earthmover Credit Union  2600 Dividend Dr., 4855 Aldi Dr.,
260 W. Marion Ave in Forsyth

Decatur Public Library, 130 N. Franklin Street, Decatur

Decatur Township, 1620 Taylorville Road, Decatur

GT Church, 500 S. 27th Street, Decatur

Jane’s Cleaners, 664 W. Eldorado, Decatur          

Jerger Pediatric Dentistry, P.C., 2101 N. Main, Decatur

Krogers,    Airport Plaza, Fairview Plaza, South Shores Plaza, Brettwood

Land of Lincoln Credit Union, East Mound, North Oakland, Aldi Drive Decatur

Longcreek Township, 2610 Salem School road, Longcreek

Macon County Building, 141 S. Main, Decatur

Moweaqua Nursing Home and Retirement Center 525 S. Macon, Moweaqua

Papa Murphy’s  Mound and Rt. 51 South

Peerless Cleaners,  519 N. Monroe, Decatur

Pride Cleaners and Launderers,  2553 N. Main, 1804 E. Eldorado, 912 W. Eldorado, 2056 Mt. Zion Road

Regions, 333 E. Pershing, 2340 Mt. Zion Rd., 350 N. Water,1355 W. King, Decatur

Richland Community College, Decatur

Soy Capital Bank and Trust, --560 E. Pershing, 455 N. Main, 4825 US Route 36, 1685 S. Franklin

St. Teresa High School, 2710 N. Water Street, Decatur

Texas Roadhouse, US 51 North, Forsyth

Waite's Cleaners, 1004 S. Main, Decatur,115 Magnolia, Forsyth

Check your closets and consider the good you can do by donating any coats you no longer need.  

Participating cleaners make sure the coats are ready to be distributed by the participating clothing room:

Northeast Community Fund, 825 N. Water Street, Decatur
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
All sizes

Antioch  Baptist Church, 516 N. Church Street, Decatur
Tuesday, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
All sizes

New Life Pregnancy Center, 1698 E. Pershing Road, Decatur
Mondays, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays,  9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Maternity Clothing and children's clothing infant to 5

Salvation Army, 229 W. Main, Decatur
Monday - Friday, 1:00 to 3:30 PM
All sizes

Dove Clothing Room
Prairie Avenue Christian Church, 2201 E. Prairie, Decatur
Monday - Thursday, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
children's sizes
(adult coats available through coat drive only)

Northwest Christian Church, 1306 N. Stanley Ave., Decatur
Thursdays, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
all sizes

Reasonable Service, 321 E. Leafland, Decatur
Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
all sizes

1,717 coats were distributed to clothing rooms in 2913.  We are hoping to do about 2,200 this year!

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