A coat does so much more than simply keep a child warm.
Koats for Kids has been a Winnipeg institution since 1989. Every year, from October to February, the program distributes winter outerwear to families – for some children, having a warm coat means attending school on a cold day, instead of staying home. It’s part of United Way’s commitment to helping children and youth be all they can be.
Thank you to our partners:
How do I donate winterwear?
Donations can be dropped off at any Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Station, Perth’s location or AMJ Campbell Van Lines office at 12–1333 Niakwa Road. If you have a large donation, call 204-586-5628 or email koats@UnitedWayWinnipeg.mb.ca.
Our focus is children’s winter outerwear. There are many organizations that would be glad to accept your other clothing donations.
We appreciate all sizes (infants, children, youth) of winter outerwear:
- gently used winter jackets (clean with working zippers)
- snow pants and boots
- hats, scarves and mittens