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 Begins Delivery

MEDFORD, Ore. – Our Coats For Kids Campaign is now over and that means it’s time for what volunteers say is their favorite part of the campaign coat delivery. All day long coats have been dropped off at local schools. First grader, Michael, and dozens of other Roosevelt Elementary school students, dug through the pile … 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 »

Big Coat For Kids Contribution

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Southern Oregon Street Rods Club is a long time supporter of NewsWatch12’s Coats For Kids Campaign and on Thursday, members rolled up to the North Fred Meyer store to pack NewsWatch12’s red barrels with dozens of new coats. There were beautiful cars packed full of brand new coats for children in … Continue reading »

Dispatch Workers Collect Coats

MEDFORD, Ore. — With just days left to take part in NewsWatch12’s Coats For Kids Drive, a group of people that spend their workdays serving our community have joined forces to donate even more coats. A dispatcher for Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon has put together a make-shift collection site at the workplace. Danielle Clyburn … Continue reading »

Coats for Kids Campaign Nears End

MEDFORD, Ore. – There is just one more week to get your donation in to help a local child stay warm this winter. All this month, we’ve been asking for your help to collect coats that can be given to kids in our communities who need them. Behind the scenes of our Coats For Kids … 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 »

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