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Spreading warmth to those in need

Source: WLBT Source: WLBT
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Thursday was the last day to give coats to the needy this winter.

The Salvation Army, Operation Shoestring, Stewpot Community Services, The Magnolia Roller Vixens, The Jackson Fire Department and AMR kicked off the “Skates and Sirens: Coats to the Rescue" project December 15th.

They've collected dozens of coats for new and used coats over the past few weeks.

"We have collected plenty and we thank everyone for the donations that they have made," said Cleotha Sanders, Division Chief at JFD.

Coats will be distributed to needy and homeless people in the Jackson area.

The coat drive wrapped up at 5 p.m. 

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