It can be hard to believe, but hundreds of local students don’t own winter coats. They come to school under-dressed for the cold, or they even stay home from school when the weather turns severe. The mission is simple. Provide confidence, warmth and hope to children in need.
The Rotary Club of Georgetown purchased and provide coats for students in need through an agency called Operation Warm, that works to supply brand new coats to children in need across the nation. This year, we provided 78 coats to children through The Village Group, but the need continues to grow.
“We know the importance that every child should have a coat…so we wanted to do our part to ensure that these children are warm during the winter months, “said Angie Kohl, the Club’s Public Image Director.