Annual Coat Drive Celebrates 30 Years of Bundling up Topeka

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – You may not know it judging by recent temperatures, but winter will be blowing into Northeast Kansas sooner than many care to admit.

The change in seasons has many digging out their winter coats – however, some aren’t so fortunate.

For those in need of outerwear as the thermometer drops, the Salvation Army and Scotch Cleaners are lending a helping hand.

The 30th annual Share the Warmth coat drive kicked-off on October 24 and will run through November 18.

During this time, unwanted coats of all sizes and colors are being accepted at the following Scotch Cleaners locations around Topeka:

  • 134 SE Quincy St., Topeka
  • 2801 SE California Ave., Topeka
  • 2007 NW Topeka Blvd., Topeka

There they’ll be cleaned and delivered to the Salvation Army for distribution on December 3.

If you’re in need of warm winter-wear, you can stop by 1320 SE 6th Street from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on distribution day.

There’s no need to provide any documentation, but the Salvation Army does ask that you sign-up upon arrival and shop their coat selection for only you and your family.

 

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