Coats for Kids Preview

Coats for Kids Preview


OCTOBER 19TH AT THE STATE FAIRGROUNDS… CHANNEL 13 AND THE SALVATION ARMY … WILL ONCE AGAIN BE PASSING OUT COATS TO FAMILIES IN NEED. BUT BEFORE THAT HAPPENS.. WE NEED TO COLLECT ALL THOSE COATS AND CLEAN THEM… THAT’S WHY CARLOS IS LIVE AT CLASSIC CLEANERS ON THE CITY’S NORTH SIDE THIS MORNING .. I’M HERE AT CLASSIC CLEANERS WITH … YOU CAN DROP OFF YOUR DONATIONS THROUGH OCTOBER 11TH AT ANY CLASSIC CLEANER’S LOCATION. WTHR IS PROUD TO PARTNER WITH SALVATION ARMY, CLASSIC CLEANERS, MCCOOL’S FLOORING, AND CHAPMAN HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING FOR COATS FOR KIDS. FROM NOW UNTIL OCT. 11, ALL CLASSIC CLEANERS LOCATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTING NEW AND GENTLY USED COATS FOR KIDS. THEY’LL ACCEPT COATS RANGING IN SIZE FROM INFANT TO TEENS. EVERY YEAR, FOR THE PAST 30 PLUS YEARS, COATS FOR KIDS HAS PROVIDED THOUSANDS OF FREE WINTER COATS TO CHILDREN IN NEED. THIS MORNING, WE ARE FOLLOWING A SPECIFIC COAT THROUGH THE CLEANING PROCESS, INCLUDING: PRE- TREATING ANY STAINS, PUTTING IT INTO THE WASHER , TAKING IT OUT OF THE DRYER, INSPECTING THE ITEM FOR STAINS AND BROKEN ZIPPERS, STEAMING THE COAT , AND PUTTING IT WITH THE OTHER COATS. WE DO HAVE HUNDREDS OF COATS CLEANED AND ORGANIZED ON RAILS ALREADY IN STORAGE. WE WILL ALSO HAVE A PILE OF COATS YET TO CLEANED TO SHOW AS WELL. INTERVIEW OPTIONS: STEVE ARNOLD – GENERAL MANAGER – CLASSIC CLEANERS LARRY DICKEY – PLANT MANAGER – CLASSIC CLEANERS LT. VINAL LEE – SALVATION ARMY SAMANTHA HYDE – COATS FOR KIDS LT. LEE RUNS OUR FOUNTAIN SQUARE CORPS COMMUNITY CENTER AND WORKS CLOSELY WITH MANY STRUGGLING FAMILIES ON INDY’S SOUTHSIDE. HE’S A GREAT RESOURCE WHEN IT COMES TO LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE MINISTRY OF THE SALVATION ARMY AND THE POPULATION WE SERVE THROUGH COATS FOR KIDS. SAMANTHA HYDE HAS PLENTY OF EXPERIENCE WITH COATS FOR KIDS. SHE CAN ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT ONLINE DONATIONS, VOLUNTEERS OR DISTRIBUTION DAY. SHE CAN ALSO SHARE PERSONAL STORIES FROM MY OWN EXPERIENCES AT COATS FOR KIDS. GETTING THE HELP FAMILIES NEED TO REBUILD.. AFTER TROPICAL STORM FAMILIES NEED TO REBUILD.. AFTER TROPICAL STORM

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