I Choose You Coat Giveaway Program
Coats Given Away to Spanish Lake MO
Oct 2022, We provided coats to the Bella Vista community and families in the Spanish Lake MO area. Families showed up with their children. All Nanna's Kids Closet gave away, new coats, hats, gloves and thanks to Hanes, socks. We provided smiles, hugs and warmth to each family. Our volunteers were excited about our first coat drive of the winter. We gave away over 250 coats, hats, and gloves. Thanks to our partner Bombas Socks and Hanes we were able to give away warm socks to the children as well.
We Did It!
Coats, Coats and Coats to Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, Belleville, IL. Each bag was tagged and included a new coat, hat, glove and socks for each child. More than 50 coats were given away. Thanks to principal, Bernita Lister and the social worker there, Breanna. It was our pleasure to serve you and the children. One of my volunteers took the lead and made sure everything was ready for the parents to pick up their child coat(s).
750 New Coats/Hoodies
Delivered coats to JADASA in St. Louis, MO so that the children of domestic violence have a great Christmas with new coats and gloves.
Wesley House, our newest partner received coats, socks, hats, for the children that they serve including a day care.
Thanks to Bomba socks we were able to give Deborahs Quarters, Centralia IL, Tina's Loving Treasures, St. Louis, MO and Wesley House, St. Louis City, a total of 500 pairs of socks to keep children and adults warm. We are in this together.
In 2021 We partnered with Good Heavens BBQ and provided coats, blankets, nonperishable such as chips, lil debbies, juice, and fruit. We also provided warm socks, hats and gloves. The items not given away was taken to St. Patrick Center, St. Louis, MO.
Next we brave 100 temperatures and provided socks to the East St. Louis Community at a community event. We registered 100 children for a coat delivery.
Taking the giving to the community of North County to Cal's Corner Restaurant. Fathers received coats for their children.
COVID 19 Did Not Stop Us
We were able to provide coats to families and other nonprofits who needed coats. The need did not stop due to COVID and neither did we. We masked up, gloved up and delivered coats, scheduled meetups and drop offs in most safest way possible. We completed our giveaway, in spite of COVID. Deliveries to Annie Malone, Loaves & Fishes Shelter and families in need.
Partnering with Herbert Hoover Boys & Girls Club
Our second year giving to the communities was challenging but we continued to move on an up. Giving to families with Children. We were at the Herbert Hoover Boys and Girls Club, St. Louis, MO giving away coats. We also had free popcorn, balloons, face painting and more. It was a very fun time for the kids
IN THE BEGINNING! OUR FIRST COAT GIVEAWAY