Donate to Coat and Clothing Share Drive

To help everyone stay warm this winter, the Amherst school parent & guardian organizations (PGOs) are collecting winter coats & other outerwear for students (preK through 12th grade) & families.

We are seeking donations of clean, gently-used winter outerwear:
in ALL sizes (especially student sizes)
* coats * snow pants * snow boots * hats
* jackets * gloves/mittens *scarves * snowsuits

AMHERST REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (ARHS) 21 Mattoon Street, 413-362-1700
Collection: Now through December 1st in the lobby
Distribution: Through the ARPS Family Center, November 20th into December

CROCKER FARM ELEMENTARY 280 West Street, 413-362-1600
Collection: Now until November 13th, in the lobby & at the preschool entrance
Distribution: November 14th, November 15th, November 16th

FORT RIVER ELEMENTARY 70 South East Street, 413-362-1200
Collection: Now until November 16th, in the lobby
Distribution: November 17th through November 29th (school days only)

WILDWOOD ELEMENTARY 71 Strong Street, 413-362-1400
Collection: Now until November 17th in the lobby
Distribution: November 20th through December 15th (school days only)

AMHERST REGIONAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (ARMS) 170 Chestnut Street, 413-362-1800
Collection: November 6th through December 1st in the lobby & near the auditorium
Distribution: Through the ARPS Family Center, November 20th into December (as supplies last)

MANY THANKS for your donations. Thank you too to the businesses and community partners who are helping with this effort.

Any winter clothing that is not given out at the schools will be donated to the Amherst Survival Center.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Crocker Farm PGO: Tracy Zafian, tmz23@zafian.com
Fort River PGO: Sarah Cohen, sarah.fortriver@gmail.com
Wildwood PGO: Julie HawkOwl, jhawkowl@comcast.net
ARMS PGO: Amy Sweeting, amysweeting@yahoo.com
ARHS PGO: Becky Demling, beckydemling@yahoo.com
ARPS Family Center: Mildred Martinez, martinezm2@arps.org 413-362-1871

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