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One Warm Coat Matters More Than You Know

I'm freezing! We've all either said these words or heard these words from family and friends. For the most part, when we're feeling extremely cold and highly uncomfortable, we able to quickly move toward remedying the situation. Imagine not knowing how or not being able to protect yourself from the elements. What would you do if you were simply didn't own one warm coat to wear as the beauty of Autumn fades causing temperatures began to fall lower and lower? Many of us are blessed to have the basics we need to survive colder weather, however, not every one is as privileged. Having one warm coat has the potential to change the quality of life for countless people finding themselves living within or below poverty income levels. "No one should go cold." Your support to the social causes of One Warm Coat matters more than you know.

One Warm Coat Matters More Than You Know

One Warm Coat, is a national non-profit agency coordinating distribution of approximately 500,000 free winter coats to children and adults in need each year. Thanks to the volunteer efforts of One Warm Coat Ambassadors and donors sponsoring more than 4,000 coat drives throughout the nation with new and gently used coat and cash donations, shelters families and individuals from the life-threatening effects of cold, inclement weather conditions. 

Each year, October 1st launches the annual campaign efforts of One Warm Coat Day, where social good supporters begin preparations for coat drives through "a
wareness, activation, and support."

"Our mission is to provide free coats to people in need."

One Warm Coat Values

- We believe in the basic right to protection from the cold.

- We provide coats to people in need, free of charge and without discrimination or obligation.

- We treat the people we serve with dignity and respect.

- We promote sustainability through the reuse and repurposing of outerwear.

- We create connections in local communities by fostering volunteerism.

- We appreciate and honor our volunteers and donors.

How can you help? One Warm Coat needs your support. The economic impact of inflation means more children and adults will need coats than ever before.

- AWARENESS - Spread the word about the need for coats.
- ACTIVATION - Hold a coat drive.
- SUPPORT - Every $1 donated warms 1 person.

One Warm Coat matters more than you know. Help TODAY!

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