WeCAN to Host Annual Coat Drive


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. 18 to Nov. 1. Coat distribution will be held at WeCAN on Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Nov. 10, 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. Some local churches are hosting collection boxes as well.


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. Please pull up and call the office at 952-472-0742. Someone will come out to get your donation.


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.

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