WHO: The Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, the Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area, Operation Warm, Inc. and local families.
WHAT: A winter coat distribution to income-eligible families in the Dayton area. New coats in a variety of sizes for boys and girls will be distributed.
WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: The Community Action Partnership office, 719 S. Main St. in Dayton.
WHY: Gov. John R. Kasich’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives and the Community Action Partnership are coordinating the project in collaboration with Operation Warm, Inc. Coat recipients were identified as those who are at or below 185 percent of the Federal Poverty Level, receiving public assistance and/or services from Community Action Partnership.
A new winter coat provides children with the freedom and confidence to play more, learn more and do more. Through Operation Warm and its partners, more than 1.2 million coats have been distributed to children in 41 states.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact John Bennett at john.bennett@cap-dayton.org, (937) 341-5000 ext. 128 or (937) 344-6737.