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2023 Annual Coat Giveaway 

All Nanna's Kids Closet Coat Giveaway was a success. We gave away more than 600 new coats, 800 pairs of socks, 300 gloves and 300 hats to children in St. Louis City. This event was help at Lift for Life Academy Elementary School where we have given warm coats to them for the past 2 years. The children enjoyed visits from Gracie and Sonic and was able to take photos with them while enjoying free cotton candy and free haircuts. Thanks to Miracle Miracles Barber and Salon for donating their time to cut the children's hair. Thanks to over 30 volunteers that helped make this a success. This year we welcome so many families with children. It was a joy giving away warm items especially during this cold season. The volunteers were loving, gave out smiles and hugs as well. Shout out to Units Storage for allowing us to store all our warm items and supplies for free. Thanks to True Light Electric and Streamline Painting for making it possible for our characters to appear. Thanks to Bombas Socks for socks that will keep the children feet warm. Thanks to AAA team who came out and volunteered with us. Thanks to our partners, Spectrum, Aldi Kids, Target, Ross for Less, Cardinals Care, our Board of Directors, all the individual donors and organizations such as Spectrum who has hosted a coat drive for 3 years and donated them to us. We also donated coats to Jadasa, Knights of Columbus, Lift for Life Academy Elementary School and Loaves and Fishes Shelter. We are truly blessed and have blessed families once again this winter. It warms our heart to see the smiles on the children faces and the parents faces. Because of you, we did it!! 

Coat & Socks Giveaway Continues...


We continued to share the holiday cheer by providing hats, gloves and socks to organization who also provide service to children in the community. We met an organization with a touching story to help "the least of the least" so we pitched in to give them warm items this year,  Knights of Columbus, Desoto MO. We also gave warm items to, Loaves & Fishes Shelter, Maryland Heights MO, Lift for Life Elementary  Academy School and Jadasa. Together we put lots of smiles on families with children faces and gave families relief during these winter months.

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St. Louis Cardinal Cares Recognizes ANK for "Pitching In" to the community

All Nanna's Kids Closet was recognized by the St. Louis Cardinal Cares as a nonprofit in the community, "Pitching In". We were honored to go out on the field and have photo ops and receive a plaque. It was truly amazing. Thank you Cardinal Care for not only recognizing us but granting us funding for our 2023 Coat Giveaway. 


I Choose You Coat Giveaway Program

Coats Given Away to Spanish Lake MO Residents


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. 

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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). 

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750 New Coats/Hoodies

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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.
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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



Never despise small beginnings. Our first coat giveaway was a success. We provided gently worn and new coats to the community. We had a visit from Bubbling Brown Sugar, Wonder Woman and 99.5 radio station. We gave away over 300 coats. the children enjoyed free popcorn, facepainting and balloons. Photo ops was available with wonder woman. The beginning of something bigger. 
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