News release from Kroger:
Kroger Supporting Coats for Kids Campaign with Collection Bins
(November 19, 2012) – The Kroger Co.’s northeast Indiana stores will support the “Coats 4 Kids” campaign again this year in collaboration with the ABC Channel 21, Radio 93.3, Peerless Cleaners and The Volunteer Center. The campaign runs from Monday, November 19th to Sunday, December 9th. Donated items will be cleaned and distributed in the local community.
Collection bins have been placed at the front of all Northeast Indiana Kroger and Scott’s stores for donated gloves, mittens, scarves, hats and coats (new or gently used). The greatest need is for sizes 6-14. In addition fans who bring a coat to donate to a Komets game on Saturday, November 17th, Thursday, November 22nd or Saturday, November 24th will receive 10 free Chuck-a-Pucks for use that night.
The Kroger Co. has been serving local communities for 129 years. The Kroger Central Division has 136 food stores, 115 pharmacies and 72 fuel centers operating under four banners; Kroger, Scott’s, Owen’s and Pay Less, with locations primarily in Indiana and Illinois, in addition to three stores in Missouri, one in Michigan and one in Ohio. Kroger Central Division is dedicated to supporting every local community it serves, contributing more than $14.7 million in 2011 to local organizations, primarily focusing on hunger relief, K-12 education, health causes and diversity. The Kroger Co. was recently named the most generous company in America in a Chronicle of Philanthropy listing detailed in Forbes Magazine. At Kroger we value: honesty, respect, inclusion, diversity, safety and integrity.