The Edmond Sun

February 13, 2013

Salvation Army offers free coats to those in need


Special to The Sun

OKLA. CITY — With Tuesday’s snowfall, wintry weather reared its head and brought back the need for a warm winter coat. The Salvation Army has thousands of winter coats available to keep Oklahomans warm.

Thanks to donations through the Brad Edwards KFOR Warmth 4 Winter Program, County Commissioner Brian Maughan’s office, the South Oklahoma City Rotary and Chesapeake’s Winter on Western event, The Salvation Army in downtown Oklahoma City has 1,000s of coats to keep Oklahomans warm.

“For anyone who needs a winter coat we have one for every size, shape and style. From youth to seniors, we have something for everyone that will be sure to keep you warm,” said County Commissioner Brian Maughan.

The Salvation Army’s Social Services office is at 501 S. Harvey, in Oklahoma City. All Oklahomans are invited to pick up a coat from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. on Monday through Thursday.