December 6, 2009

Coats for kids in Idaho

There is a brand new Optimist Club in Eagle, Idaho.  Officially organized on November 17, they have already started their first community service project. They are collecting new and gently used coats for kids to be distributed to children through The Landing Community Center.

Coats for Kids is also carried on by the Jerome and Twin Falls Optimist Clubs in Idaho.  All clubs collect coats through various outlets; they clean and refurbish the coats and then provide them as needed to schools, youth homes and others as requested.  The Optimist Clubs also accept cash donations and purchase coats when stock runs low or special sizes are needed. 

Some kids return their coats for a new one as they outgrow them each year.  What a great way  to pay it forward with the Optimist Club. 


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