COATS FOR KIDS WARM JACKETS TO THOSE IN NEED

 

 

 

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COATS FOR KIDS WARM JACKETS TO THOSE IN NEED

01/06/2022


Council: 11257 - PORTLAND

Project Description:

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 11257 PORTLAND OUR LADY OF HOPE PARISH HELD A COATS FOR KIDS PROGRAM ON DECEMBER 10, 2021 AT ST. VINCENT DEPAUL CLOTHES DAY FOR THOSE IN NEED . THE COUNCIL RAISED THE NECESSARY FUNDS FROM MEMBERS AND OTHERS TO PURCHASE 120 WINTER COATS TO BE DONATED TO BOYS & GIRLS AGES 4 TO 17. THE COST OF THE COATS WAS $2,744. WHICH WAS RAISED BY THE COUNCIL WITH 24 OF OUR KNIGHTS PARTICIPATING. THE EVENT AT ST. VINCENT WAS HELD ON DECEMBER 10TH FROM 11AM TO 1:30PM. COATS WERE DONATED TO KIDS AND TEEN’S WHO ATTENDED AND THEY WERE ALLOWED TO EACH HAVE TWO COATS PER FAMILY TO TRY TO GET AS MANY WE COULD FOR THIS COMING WINTER. WE ALSO HELD A FOLLOW UP DAY ON DECEMBER 18TH FROM 12:00 – 1:00PM AT ST. VINCENT AND ANY COATS LEFT FROM THAT EVENT WERE DONATED TO THE RIVERSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. THERE WERE MANY HAPPY CHILDREN AND TEENS WHO RECEIVED NEW COATS. MANY THANKS GO TO THOSE WHO DONATED THEIR TIME, TALENT, AND DOLLARS TO HELP OUT THOSE IN NEED IN OUR COMMUNITY.




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