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2023 Open Door Coat Rack Collection

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

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One event on October 8, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on October 15, 2023 at 9:00 am

Open Door Coat Rack is a community-wide collaboration to provide gently used winter wear for local families in need at no cost. We will be accepting donations of new or gently-used winter wear through October 15 for men, women, and children of all sizes. Acceptable items include coats, snow pants, boots, hats, mittens/gloves, scarves/gators, etc. Hangers are also needed! All donations will be dropped off at United Methodist Church (UMC) on October 21. If you can help bring coats to UMC, please contact the church office at 218-327-9343!

Used Winter Wear Must Be:

  • Washed & Clean
  • Gently Used
  • Zippers that Work
  • No Stains
  • No Mending Needed
  • No Long Coats, Wool Coats or Jackets with Advertising
  • No Light-Weight Jackets
  • Inspected Prior to Delivery
  • Please Bring on Hangers (no bags or boxes)
  • Cash donations accepted to purchase items not donated
  • There is typically a shortage of children’s snow pants, boots, waterproof mittens/gloves and adult extra large sizes coats/jackets

Distribution dates for families in need will be October 25-26 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. First come, first served.

Volunteers for donation collection dates and distribution dates are needed.

Collection: Sat., Oct. 21, 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Set-Up: Mon.-Tues., Oct. 23-24, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Distribution: Wed. -Thurs., Oct. 25-26, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Clean-Up: Fri., Oct. 27, 10:00 am until complete

Donations – Kay Klingman at 612-845-6649 or email OpenDoorCoatRack@umcgrmn.org
Volunteers – Judy Peterson at 218-398-0849


October 8
9:00 am - 11:30 am
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Grand Rapids, 55744
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