We will once again be providing coats, hats and gloves for Dayton Public School children* (as well as other necessary clothing items that are needed like uniform pants, shirts and undergarments). These children attend different schools throughout the district, and many are HOMELESS and living in shelters or are living in economically disadvantaged home situations.*We will help as many kids as funds allow (last year we helped 150+! )
We thank Alisa Zink for serv-ing as out coat drive chair again this year.
How Can You Help?
We ask that you donate money to the coat fund, and we will do the shopping for you!! (Simply donate $50or what-ever you feel comfortable giving, and we will purchase a coat, hat and gloves for a child - checks should be made payable to Dayton Rotary Foundation with Coat Project in the memo section.) Or you may donate online at our website—donate button scroll down to designate for Coat Project.
We received a generous matching grant of $2,250 from the District 6670 Foundation to use for this project but we still need YOUR help to reach the match goal.
Since our weather is unpredictable and unseasonable, we would like to get the coats to the students by mid-November. Please turn in monetary donations no later than November 16th. The earlier we have the funds, the more time the committee will have to complete shopping and sorting!Share