36th Annual ‘Coats for All’ Coat Drive in Sioux Falls Starts October 9th
Yeah, I know the temps are still in the 80s now, but we South Dakotans know that is soon about to change. In just a matter of days, a cool-down is supposed to start, that will have us all scrambling to find a sweatshirt, jacket, and gloves to help keep us warm until at least April.
What's frightening is the fact that many of our friends and neighbors don't have any or enough warm clothing to help them survive what will likely be another brutal South Dakota winter.
For that reason, our friends over at Dakota News Now are about to kick off their annual "Coats for All" coat drive for the upcoming cold weather season here in the Sioux Empire.
As Dakota News Now reports, starting Monday (October 9) you can begin to drop off new and gently used coats, hats, gloves, and other warm attire at drop boxes located inside all of the Billion Auto dealership locations in Sioux Falls, Dell Rapids, and Worthing. There will also be a drop box set up inside the Salvation Army headquarters at 900 North Cliff Avenue in Sioux Falls.
Dakota News Now and its partners will be accepting donations through Friday (November 3).
Once all of the donations have been made, the gang at Sioux Laundry takes over by cleaning up all of the clothing and then handing the items over to the Salvation Army so the various pieces can be distributed free of charge to those in need throughout the community.
It's an awesome program that really helps to impact a large number of people in and around the Sioux Falls area.
If you want additional information on how you can help, contact Kaig Havrevold at Dakota News Now by calling (605) 336-1300 or emailing him at Kaig.Havrevold@dakotanewsnow.com.
Source: Dakota News Now
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