More than 6000 donated coats and thousands of hats, mitts, scarves and boots were distributed in the community to people in need.
Koats for Kids puts out the call! Mittens, gloves, hats, toques, scarves, boots, snow pants. And, of course, coats. All kids should have what they need to keep warm during our harsh Winnipeg winter, but the reality is not all do. The 27th annual Koats for Kids drive launched today at Sister MacNamara School along with a
It’s been a bit of a cold winter, as you may have noticed. But Winnipeggers fought back against the snow by doing what we do best: giving generously. Koats for Kids has wrapped up for the season, and we’re delighted and grateful for the 28,000 pieces of winterwear you shared, and the hundreds of volunteer
Spirit Of Giving
On a cold winter’s morning, nothing warms you up like a cup of piping hot chocolate. In the spirit of making things a little brighter around the city during the holiday season, the St. Vital Centre Christmas Cheer Street Team is setting up shop at various locations around Winnipeg every Wednesday this December to hand out free hot chocolate and candy canes.
Winnipeg may be notorious for its cold winters, but it is equally famous for the unsurpassed generosity of its citizens. United Way of Winnipeg celebrated that generosity on Friday, October 16, 2010 at the launch of the 22nd season of Koats for Kids.
Winter’s on its way and Winnipeggers are being asked to help make it a warmer one for disadvantaged kids by donating gently-used outerwear to Koats for Kids.