Coats For The Children: How To Donate

Posted November 13, 2006 8:33 p.m. EST
Updated November 10, 2007 1:11 p.m. EST

There are three ways to donate:

  1. Drop off used, clean coats at participating Jiffy Lube and Capital Bank locations in Apex, Cary, Chapel Hill, Clayton, Durham, Fayetteville, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Goldsboro, Morrisville, Oxford, Pittsboro, Raleigh, Rocky Mount, Sanford, Siler City, Spring Lake, Wake Forest and Wilson
  2. Make a monetary donation online with PayPal
  3. Send checks made payable to The Salvation Army to:
Coats for the Children
P.O. Box 12000
Raleigh, N.C. 27605

What a donation will buy:

  • $85: Complete winter outfit
  • $75: New, warm coat 
  • $25: Sweatpants and sweatshirt 
  • $20: One pair of shoes 
  • $15: Five pairs of socks or tights, or one sweater, or one pair of jeans 
  • $10: One pair of slippers and one pair of socks or up to six pairs of underwear 
  • $5: One hat and one pair of mittens or gloves

Volunteer your time. It takes lots of people to help sort coats and other clothing. For more information on volunteering, call WRAL-TV Community Relations Director Loretta Harper-Arnold at 919-821-8652.