Western Carolina Rescue Ministries hosts Coats for the Cold event, Nov. 7

Press release from Western Carolina Rescue Ministries: 

Western Carolina Rescue Ministries (WCRM) is pleased to announce its annual Coats for the Cold event, happening Saturday, November 7, 2020, from 12:00-3:00PM. The event will take place at Western Carolina Rescue Ministries, located at 225 Patton Avenue.

Our Coats for the Cold event benefits those in the area in need of winter clothing including coats, hats, gloves, scarves, and hand warmers. Individuals lacking in these items are encouraged to come to WCRM and pick out what they need. All items will be distributed on a first-come-first-serve basis.

To respond to the Covid-19 Pandemic, this event will be hosted outdoors. All volunteers will be required to wear masks, as will all attendees. The number of people allowed to shop at one time will also be limited to maintain proper social distancing.

Your donations are greatly appreciated. Men’s, women’s, and children’s articles in all sizes are needed. If you have any new, gently used, or outgrown coats, hats, gloves, or scarves that you would like to donate, please drop them in the blue barrels at either our thrift stores (located at 1078 Tunnel Road and 35 Westridge Market Place), or any Swannanoa Cleaners locations. Also, we are happy to take your donations here at WCRM.

If you have questions, wish to donate, or would like to volunteer at this event, you can obtain more information by calling Western Carolina Rescue Ministries at 828-254-1529.

We would also like to thank Swannanoa Cleaners for their sponsorship of this event.


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