News

Print
RSS

Coats For Kids collection set for Oct. 28 game

Posted Oct 23, 2012

The Packers’ annual Coats for Kids collection will take place Sunday, Oct. 28, at Lambeau Field prior to the Green Bay Packers-Jacksonville Jaguars noon game. Fans attending the game will have the opportunity to donate new and gently used coats for distribution to needy children through area Salvation Army units.

Cash donations will be accepted as well.

The Salvation Army will be collecting coats and cash donations in the parking lot and at each of Lambeau Field’s gates beginning at 8 a.m.

The Salvation Army, Fox 11, Cumulus Broadcasting and several area cleaners – Lindeman’s Cleaning, Royal Cleaners and Martinizing Dry Cleaning Service – are again leading the seasonal effort to collect coats. Coats can be dropped off at the participating cleaners, in addition to being brought to Sunday’s game.

Collections at the game will cease at kickoff and the number of coats collected will be announced during the second half of the game.

Last year, the Coats for Kids collection garnered 155 coats and $10,600 in cash donations prior to the Packers-Saints season opener.

 
blog comments powered by Disqus

You May Also Be Interested in...

Recent Videos

  • Ha Ha Clinton-Dix: 'We're proud of each other'

    (2:32) Posted 4 hours ago

    Hear from Green Bay Packers S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix as he spoke to the media on Monday, Jan. 23, following the Packers' 44-21 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Clinton-Dix praised DB Micah Hyde and his versatility on defense and talked to the team’s ability to get to the NFC Championship Game after a 4-6 start.

  • T.J. Lang: 'Hell of a season, really incredible'

    (4:51) Posted 4 hours ago

    Hear from Green Bay Packers G T.J. Lang as he spoke to the media on Monday, Jan. 23, following the Packers' 44-21 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Lang praised the team’s ability to play through injury and battling to the NFC Championship Game after a 4-6 start.

  • Tretter: 'Great year for the offensive line'

    (3:04) Posted 4 hours ago

    Hear from Packers C/G JC Tretter Monday morning, following the Packers' 44-21 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday afternoon.