Friday, October 7, 2016

25th Annual Coats for Kids

Just the facts!
The 2016 Coats for Kids drive will begin October 12.  We will be collecting good, used coats for families in need through November 30.  And of course, we'll accept new coats for kids!
It's simple, look in your closets for coats you no longer need -- (all sizes accepted, it's a coat drive focusing on kids, but we are happy to help out adults too).  Take them to one of the places listed below and  place in the collection barrel.  We'll take it from there!
Participating Cleaners will make sure the coats are clean and fresh and ready for the clothing rooms to distribute. (All addresses Decatur unless noted otherwise.) 

WAND is and has been the cosponsor for the event all 25 year!  Thanks for that support!
Below is a confirmed participation list as of today:
Participating Cleaners
Classic Cleaner, 2474 N. Main

Corner Cleaning Connections, 1154 E. Prairie Ave.

Peerless Cleaners, 519 N. Monroe

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

 Waite's Dry Cleaners and Launderers
  1004 S. Main, Decatur
      664 W. Eldorado
         115 Magnolia, Forsyth

Drop off sites will have collection barrels to drop off your coats:

 Archer's Alley, 1331 N. 22 Street
  2990 N. Monroe
      570 N. Fairview
         1595 E. Cantrell Rd
Decatur Public Library, 130 N. Franklin
Decatur Public Transit Building
   and administration building E. Wood and MLK
Decatur Township Offices, 1620 S. Taylorville Road
GT Church, 500 S. 27th Decatur
Jerger Pediatric Dentistry, P.C., 2101 N. Main, Decatur
  Brettwood Plaza
     South Shores Plaza
       Fairview Plaza
          Airport Plaza
Land of Lincoln Credit Union
  2890 N. Oakland
     3130 E. Mound
       4850 E Prosperity Place
Longcreek Township, 2610 Salem School Road
   2340 Mt. Zion Rd.
      350 N. Water
         1355 W. King
            333 E. Pershing Rd
Richland Community College, #1 College Park, 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
Texas Roadhouse, US 51 North
    If you donate your coat at Texas Roadhouse, you'll get a free appetizer

We'll post a list of the participating clothing rooms, after we start delivering the clean coats.
Thanks in advance!

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