WeCAN Coat Drive Begins October 10
As you begin to prepare your wardrobe for upcoming cooler weather, please consider saving your winter coats and snow pants for WeCAN’s annual Coat Drive. Collection boxes will be located throughout the community from Oct. 10 to Oct. 24. Coat distribution will be held at WeCAN on Nov. 1 from 12 to 6 p.m. and Nov. 2, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
WeCAN will accept all sizes of clean, gently-used coats (particular needs include large adult sizes and grade school children’s sizes), snow pants and boots. New gloves, mittens and hats are also gratefully accepted. Collection boxes will be available at Hilltop Primary School, Shirley Hills Primary School and Grandview Middle School. Other sites include Good Shepherd Church, Lyndale Lutheran Church, Our Lady of the Lake Church, St. Martin’s Church, St. Boniface Catholic Church, 21st Century Bank in Loretto, and Westwood Community Church – Westonka Campus.
WeCAN is also accepting donations at their office, 5213 Shoreline Drive in Mound. Drop-offs will be accepted Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
No time to shop? Consider a financial donation and WeCAN will purchase items to fill in the gaps. Donations can be made online (mention coat drive in the notes) or mailed to WeCAN, 5213 Shoreline Drive, Mound, MN 55364.
For more information, call 952-472-0742.