Oakland County Sheriff Announces 30th Annual “Coats for the Cold” Coat Drive

PONTIAC, MI – Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard is pleased to kick off the 30th annual “Coats for the Cold” Coat Drive November 1st to the 28th, 2016.

Coat drive partner 1-800-MINI-STORAGE has again donated the drop boxes for the approximately 60 drop-off sites around Oakland County. Additionally, COWS of Pontiac (Container on Wheels) is placing four portable storage units for coat collection (full list of drop-off sites attached). Other partners include Genisys Credit Union, 89X, and Real Estate One.

Individuals may donate new or gently-used (clean) coats to any of the drop-off sites on the attached list.

All coat donations will be distributed to a number of different human service agencies who will provide the coats to their clients at NO COST. Some of the agencies who will receive coats again this year include: Baldwin Center, Catholic Community Response Team, Dream Center of Pontiac, Judson Center, Ladies of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, Matchan Nutrition Center, Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA), Oakland Schools Homeless Student Services, Open Door Outreach Center, Safe Harbor Community Services, Lighthouse of Oakland County, Hope Warming Center, and Grace Centers of Hope.


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