Nat'l Conf. on Volunteering & Service
Here's information about the One Warm Coat project as presented at the National Conference on Volunteering & Service, June 22 - 24, 2009, San Francisco, California.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Nat'l Conf. on Volunteering & Service
2009 National Conference on
Volunteering & Service
San Francisco, California
June 22-24, 2009
One Warm Coat’s Mission Statement
Our goal is to provide any person with a warm
coat, free of charge.
Providing this simple yet vital need helps people
live productive lives year round.
We support and encourage coat drives. We are
warming communities . . . one coat at a time.
National in scope – local in impact
One Warm Coat drives have been held in all 50 states.
Over 1 MILLION coats have been donated under our banner.
2,000+ coat drives last Fall & Winter.
We provide FREE tools + resources
30-page Guidebook and resources available on our website
Donors can find a list of coat drives across the country
List of Social Service Agencies in need of coats
FREE promotional tools to assist coat drive Organizers
ANYONE can host a One Warm Coat
Businesses, Retail Stores, Restaurants, Hospitals, Neighborhoods
Governments Houses of Worship
The White House Greenwood Presbyterian Church (SC)
City of LaVista (NE) Temple Emanuel (MD)
City of San Francisco Calvary Baptist Church (VA)
Kay County (OK) DHS Primeria Iglesia Cristiana Hispana (IN)
Schools Associations and Clubs
Pinedale High School (WY) F.O.P. Lodge 50 (CA)
St. Agnes Parish 2nd graders (PA) Dulles Area Kiwanis (VA)
Judice Middle School (LA) I.O.R.G. Victor Valley
U of Kentucky School of Forestry Scouts, 4-H, YMCAs
Community service for ALL ages
We are especially committed to helping young people
develop a sense of community and service.
An EASY way to engage your workforce
We can assist in coordinating coat drives at multiple locations
Foster teamwork Build community connections Inspire all employees
We support local communities
Coats collected at a One Warm Coat drive are distributed by
local social service agencies.
One Warm Coat is proud to support the work of agencies such as:
St. Vincent de Paul -- 12 million people are helped annually by St. Vincent
City Team Ministries -- serving the poor and homeless in 7 U.S. cities
Chicago’s Jane Addams Hull House helps Chicago-area families become
stronger, healthier, safer and more self-sufficient.
Atlanta Day Shelter -- a daytime home and resource
center that helps meet the needs of homeless individuals.
Over 1,000 agencies have received coats
through One Warm Coat drives.
Want to learn more about us?
Fact Sheet and complete information on our website
This presentation will be posted on our blog and Facebook.
Give us a call or e-mail:
Sherri Wood, President