Collecting: ALL YEAR LONG
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Due to COVID-19, we will be working with local nonprofits across WNY to distribute coats, hats, scarves, gloves & boots to families in need. As we partner with these nonprofits, we will update our site with more information. Thank you!
Click here to see the list of nonprofits where families can get coats for their families.
Giving The Gift of Warmth to Western New York
Coats 4 Kids is an annual program created by Colvin Cleaners. This program allows Buffalo's favorite dry cleaner to give back to the community in a way that WNYorkers desperately need -- by giving the gift of warmth. Colvin Cleaners, along with other partners, collects winter garments from all collection locations, schools, churches and many businesses.
COVID-19 has impacted Coats 4 Kids. Instead of our traditional distribution events, we will be partnering with nonprofits in WNY to distribute items to families in need.
DONATE A COAT
Donating coats, hats, scarves, gloves, & boots to Coats 4 Kids is as easy as 1-2-3...
1. Colvin Cleaners Current Customers
Are you already a Colvin Cleaners customer? With our FREE Pick Up & Delivery Service, you can donate right from your home. Just schedule a pick up via your Colvin Cleaners' account (text, email, or online). Put your donations in a separate bag marked "Coats 4 Kids." Our drivers will be by to pick up your donations and bring back to our facility for cleaning and distributing to families in need.
2. Become a Colvin Cleaners Customer
Being a customer of Colvin Cleaners has many benefits including FREE Pick Up & Delivery for all of your laundry and dry cleaning needs.
To become a customer, sign up online by clicking here.
Once you are a customer, you can schedule a pick up for your Coats 4 Kids donations.
Put your donations in a separate bag marked "Coats 4 Kids."
Our drivers will be by to pick up your donations and bring back to our warehouse for cleaning and distributing to families in need.
3. Coats 4 Kids Donations Only
Don't need laundry or dry cleaning services from Colvin Cleaners? That's ok!
Click here to see a list of donation locations where you can drop off your donations.
Want us to pick up your donations? Sign up to be a Colvin Cleaners' customer here. You never know when you'll want us to do the laundry to save you time! Plus it's FREE and there are no minimums to use our pick up & delivery service.
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GET A COAT | DISTRIBUTION INFORMATION
2023 COATS 4 KIDS
We work with local nonprofits across WNY to distribute coats, hats, scarves, gloves & boots to families in need.
As we partner with these nonprofits, we will update our site with more information. Thank you!
Here are the current nonprofits where WNY families can get winter garments. Please follow all listed guidelines.
Only child sizes up through high school
Recipients must live in the Ken-Ton area and have proof of address with photo ID
Cedar Grove Pantry
100 Old Maryvale Drive
Tuesdays ONLY 10 AM to 1:30 PM
Kenmore Alliance Church
175 Bonnett Ave
Tonawanda, NY 14150
Public Giveaway 2nd Saturday of Each Month, 8 AM - 11:30 AM
Saving Grace Ministries
2025 Bailey Ave. Buffalo, NY 14211
Must be 18 Years or Older, M-F 9am-2pm or Sunday 10am-1pm
Cornerstone CFCU Arena
1 Grigg Lewis Way, Lockport, NY 14094
Wed, 12/6 12-6 PM | Fri, 12/8 1-7 PM | Sat 12/16 10 AM - 1 PM
Operation Good Neighbor (OGN) Food Pantry
2030 S. Creek Rd. North Evans, NY 14112
Tuesdays 12:30-5:30 PM OR call 716.627.5194 to make an appointment
Friends of Night People
394 Hudson St. Buffalo, NY 14201
Adult Sizes Only
M-F, 9 AM - 11 AM or Everyday 5 - 7 PM
Project Strong at Frederick Douglas Community Center
234 Jefferson Ave. Buffalo, NY 14204
Kids Sizes Only
M-F 2 - 6 PM
Metro Community Development Corporation
Delevan Grider Community Center 877 E Delevan Ave. Buffalo, NY 14215
12/9 from 12-2
St. Luke's Mission of Mercy
325 Walden Ave. Buffalo, NY 14211
Cold Spring Bible Chapel Church
100 Northland Ave. Buffalo, NY 14208
Every Saturday from 11 AM - 1 PM
Buffalo Federation of Neighborhood Centers
76 Orange Street, Buffalo, NY 14204
Thursdays and Fridays, 11 AM - 1 PM
Greater Faith Tabernacle Community Center
Winter Community Event
December 16th, 2023 | 11 AM - 4 PM
391 Edison Ave. Buffalo, NY