Providence Donating Coats for Kids

MEDFORD, Ore. — As the cold weather moves in, Providence Medical Center is helping to keep kids warm. The medical center is contributing to NewsWatch 12′s Coats For Kids Drive with a donation bin on every floor of their hospital. Social workers with the hospital say warm clothing can have a big impact on the … Continue reading »

Schools Express Need for Coats

MEDFORD, Ore. — NewsWatch 12 is working with its partners all over Southern Oregon to collect coats for the Coats for Kids Drive. The need for the coats is high again this year. Roosevelt School is one of the many schools and agencies that receive donated coats. The principal says the school received more than … Continue reading »

Coats For Kids Campaign Begins

MEDFORD, Ore. — NewsWatch 12 is kicking off the annual Coats for Kids campaign. Dropping off a coat is easy, and everyone has a reason. Gary Eakin says he’s doing it, because he hopes someone would do the same for his family. “I was a single parent for 15 years and went through some rough … Continue reading »

Coats For Kids: Final Day To Donate

MEDFORD, Ore. – The clock is winding down to the end of the Coats For Kids Campaign. There are just hours left to donate a new or gently coat to keep a local child warm this winter. Even the smallest donation from a small person can make a big difference. Coats of all sizes are … Continue reading »

Coats For Kids: How It Works

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Coats For Kids Campaign is just about half-way through and donations are still needed. There are just two weeks left to donate a gently used or new coat to help a local child in need. Once a coat leaves a donor’s hand, the donated coat has a long journey before it … Continue reading »

Coats For Kids Volunteers Pitch In

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Annual Coats For Kids Drive is in full effect, working to help needy children in Southern Oregon. These coats don’t donate themselves and they don’t sort themselves either. To help kids this winter, it takes people dedicating their time and effort to make it happen. Before the coats go around the … Continue reading »

Coats For Kids Campaign Launched

MEDFORD, Ore. – The cool fall temperatures are just around the corner and just in time for NewsWatch 12, Windemere and a variety of other businesses to team up for the annual Coats For Kids campaign. The cooler temperatures are on their way and NewsWatch12 wants to make sure local children are ready for them. … Continue reading »

Coats For Kids Drop-Off Locations

If a child needs a coat, you don’t want to wait until the weather is cold to get it into their wardrobe, that’s why NewsWatch 12 is launching our annual Coats For Kids campaign now. The cooler temperatures are on the way and when they do arrive, we want to make sure our local kids … Continue reading »

Coats for Kids Kicks Off

ASHLAND, Ore. —  Starting October 1st, checked out books won’t be the only thing you can drop off at the Ashland Library. This year’s annual Coats for Kids drive begins Monday and as temperatures begin to drop, it’s time to go through your closet and see if your kids have outgrown last year’s coat. There … Continue reading »