Winter gear for little Winnipeggers

Every year, from September to January, Winnipeggers donate over 6,000 coats, and Koats for Kids shares this winter gear with Winnipeg families.

2020 has been such a challenging year for our community. There have been job losses by the thousands, and more Winnipeggers are finding themselves on the edge of poverty for the first time. We’ve also been hearing that many schools are taking their physical education classes outdoors, so it will be crucial for kids to have proper winter gear in order to fully participate in school.

Have winter outerwear to share?

Donate your new and gently used kid’s winter gear now. Winnipeg kids need your help!

Coats (with working zipper) • Boots • Ski pants • Mitts • Scarves • Toques

Have adult winter gear to donate? No problem! While our focus is on distributing winter outerwear to children, Koats for Kids also distribute winter coats and accessories to adults, whenever possible.

Please make sure coats are cleanin good condition, and the zippers work.

Where can you donate?

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Stations

A list of WFPS stations accepting donations this year will be added soon.

Winnipeg Police Service

On Friday, October 2, 2020, from 9:00 am-3:00 pm only, Winnipeg Police Service
will be accepting donations at the following locations:

• Downtown – 245 Smith Street
• West – 2321 Grant Avenue
• North – 260 Hartford Avenue
• East – 1750 Dugald Road

Access Storage
345 Higgins Ave
198 Archibald St
275 Gordon Ave
515 Munroe Ave
11 Paramount Rd
545 Hervo St
21 Lowson Crescent
3101 Pembina Hwy

AMJ Campbell
12-1333 Niakwa Road East

Need a coat?

Parents, please connect with your child’s school, daycare, or a United Way Winnipeg agency partner who will place the order on your behalf.







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