Each year we distribute as many as 500 winter coats to clients in need. This year’s tornadoes added to the demand for coats and school uniforms at two schools.
For students at Herbert Marcus Elementary School, we provided 69 coats. And we provided coats and school uniforms to 15 students at Maple Lawn Elementary School as a direct result of tornado damage to their homes. We sprung into action as soon as power was restored to our building.
We continue to provide coats to those who need them who have come seeking clothing, food, or financial assistance through our Emergency Aid Center.