Help Locals During the One Warm Coat Drive

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One Warm Coat Drive

Looking to do a little something nice this holiday season AND help your local community? The Gateway Western Carteret Community Alliance and the Crystal Coast Festival of Lights have teamed up with One Warm Coat this holiday season to help our local community members in need.

Donate a new or gently used coat during the Crystal Coast Festival Of Lights (Dec 2 – 11) and your contributions will go to a local domestic violence center and a local homeless shelter.

You can also bring in canned goods as well, contributions will also go to our local shelters.

Cans and One Warm Coat Drive and Drop Off Location: 

The Market At Cedar Point
1046 Cedar Point Blvd
Cedar Point, North Carolina

For more info call (910) 330-7937 or (252) 285-6606

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About One Warm Coat

One Warm Coat works to provide a free, warm coat to any person in need. We encourage people to keep others warm by donating a new or gently used coat.

One Warm Coat is a national non-profit organization that assists in the donation of coats. We help individuals, groups, companies and organizations across the country collect coats and deliver them to local agencies that distribute them free, to people in need.

Key Facts and Figures

What they do annually

Support over 3,000 Coat Drive Ambassadors by:

  • Providing free instructions, materials, tools and resources
  • Hosting and maintain a searchable database of coat drive events across North America

Assist community nonprofit agencies by:

  • Listing them on their searchable database
  • Assisting them in receiving needed coats

Work with business and brands to:

  • Engage employees and customers in giving warmth
  • Develop and support marketing goals and initiatives

What they have accomplished

They have focused on one specific need for 22 years allowing us to:

  • Support more than 20,000 coat drives to date
  • Expand to support coat drives held in all 50 states & 10 countries
  • Collect over four million coats providing over four million people with warmth

Keep their expenses low (with average cost of .50 per coat) allowing them to:

  • Use our funds efficiently with 95% of every $1 supporting our programs
  • Provided over 300,000 children with new coats of their own

Please help by dropping off your gently used coats now through December 11th.


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