Hunter Mill District Winter Coat Closet Opens Nov. 14


Nov. 10, 2009
OPA 207/09

News Highlights  

  • Eighth annual coat drive starts Nov. 14; continues through March 13.
  • Winter coats provided to children and adults in need.
  • Donated coats should be new or gently used (in good condition and dry cleaned).

The eighth annual Hunter Mill District Winter Coat Closet will open on Saturday, Nov. 14. Donations are accepted at the North County Governmental Center, 12000 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, through March 13 on the following days, excluding all major holidays:

  • Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon.
  • Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Coats donated should be new or gently used (in good condition and dry cleaned). Both child and adult sizes are needed extra large sizes are especially appreciated. Donations are tax deductible and receipts are available.

The Hunter Mill District Winter Coat Closet, which helps children and adults who are homeless or in need, is sponsored by Hunter Mill District Supervisor Catherine M. Hudgins and Reston Interfaith. Donations will be distributed at the North County Governmental Center. No appointment is necessary – however, supplies may be limited.

Volunteers are needed to assist clients in selecting coats, greet donors and sort donations. For more information or to volunteer, contact the Hunter Mill District Office, 703-478-0283, TTY 711.

The Fairfax-Falls Church community is committed to helping its most vulnerable residents and has set a goal to end homelessness by 2018. More information on the community plan to end homelessness can be found online.

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