Wausau-Kiwanis-Coats-for-KidsYou may of seen the collection boxes stationed around town at area grocery stores such Trigs, Pick N Save, County Market and Quality Foods IGA. The Wausau Noon Kiwanis Coats for Kids project in in full swing. From now until the end of October please donate your gently used or new coat to help keep our youth warm. A significant percentage of Wausau area residents do not have warm jackets for the winter, so the Coats for Kids program is an invaluable program to keep our youth warm, healthy, and safe.

Coats-for-Kids-Flyer-2014Thank you to the following businesses that are helping collect coats and warm winter clothing this year.

  • Trig’s
  • Wausau Center Mall
  • County Market
  • Classic Cleaners, all locations
  • Goin Postal
  • Pick N Save, all locations
  • Cedar Creek Mall
  • Fox 55
  • Quality Foods, Rib Mtn.
  • 89Q

There will also be a staffed collection At the National Guard Armory on Make a Difference Day! Saturday, October 25, 2014.  All boxes will be emptied prior to Make a Difference Day and then replaced for continuing collection until the end of October.

Coats for all ages and sizes are needed. Even adult coats and jackets are accepted. Please make sure the coats are clean and in good repair.

The 2014 Coats for Kids distribution will be on Friday October 31st and Saturday November 1st at the Salvation Army Community Center at 103 S 2nd ave in Wausau. Distribution times are:

Friday October 31: 2:00 – 6:00pm

Saturday November 1st: 8:00 – 11:00am

Questions can be directed to the

Kiwanis Club of Wausau, P.O. Box 158, Wausau, WI 54402 (715) 843-8348. www.kiwaniswausau.com.  doleary@wipfli.com