Campaign to provide $20K in free coats to Valley kids

Staff report

WARREN

The third annual Ronald McDonald House Charity “Give-A-Coat” campaign will provide $20,000 in free winter coats for underprivileged children in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties.

Advance registration for eligible families in Trumbull County will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Warren Family Mission, 361 Elm Road NE. The “Give-A- Coat” event for residents of Trumbull County will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 1 at the mission.

To register, parents or guardians from Trumbull County must show valid state-issued photo ID and the Social Security and medical cards for each child up to age 18. For information, call 330-207-1903.

Additional Give-A-Coat distribution events also will be scheduled for Columbiana and Mahoning counties.

Parents or guardians whose children are eligible to participate will receive a letter from The Way Station in Columbiana or from Third Baptist Church in Youngstown.

Columbiana County residents can call 330-482-5072 or visit www.waystation.tripod.com. Families living in Mahoning County can inquire in person or by mail to Third Baptist Church, 1177 Park Hill Drive, or call 330-743-0604.

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