What are some ways to get free coats for low-income individuals?


Quick Answer

Low-income adults and children can often receive free winter coats from various local charity and nonprofit organizations. Operation Warmth is a nonprofit organization that distributes donated coats to needy children around the country. The Salvation Army accepts donated coats for children through its Coats for Kids program. Burlington is a national clothing retailer that collects donated gently worn coats at its store locations and donates them through its partnership with Good Morning America and nonprofits.

Continue Reading

Full Answer

Community organizations that serve vulnerable populations such as the homeless, children and victims of domestic violence sometimes offer donated free coats. Individuals interested in receiving a free coat can contact their local charities for more information. Charitable organizations such as Operation Warmth focuses its coat donations on children, and it prefers to give low-income children a brand new coat. The charity solicits monetary donations, and purchases new coats.

Children receiving Operation Warmth coats are able to choose a coat in a style and color of their liking. Coat features include fleece linings, 100 percent polyester fill material and detachable hoods. Some Salvation Army locations sponsor a Coats for Kids drive, and donors can give money for new coats, or drop off a used coat at one of its locations. Additionally, the Salvation Army provides donated winter hats and mittens to children.

Learn more about Coupons & Sales

Related Questions