For decades Porter’s Fine Dry Cleaners and KSLA News 12 teamed up to collect Coats for Kids and distribute them to those in need. Thousands upon thousands of coats kept children warm when the cold months come to the area. Now we are asking for your help again. Along with Ashley Ridge Optical in Shreveport, you can donate a new or gently used coat at any Porter’s Fine Dry Cleaners from now until December 31. We accept coats of all sizes from toddlers to teens.
Coats for Kids Drop Off Locations (Click here to see a map view)
Ashley Ridge Optical
Donate at this location and receive 20% off an eyeglass purchase.
Porter’s Fine Dry Cleaners
The goal this year is 5,000 coats. They will be cleaned by Porter’s before distribution at the Porter’s on Southfield Drive and on Benton Road on Saturday, January 8. Bring proof of need to pick up a coat.
Many in our communities appreciate your generosity. It really is bad waiting outside for the school bus with no coat on. Listen to what one mother has to say about it.
Your Coats for Kids donation will be greatly appreciated. Produced in cooperation with Ashley Ridge Optical.
Related Topic: While you’re donating a coat, think about donating to these local food banks.
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