07 March 2018

Media Contact:
Amy Burke
Media Relations Director
Cell: (414) 333-5418 

It's Still Cold!
Call The Salvation Army To Get A Free Winter Coat

MILWAUKEE COUNTY - Do you know anyone that needs a free coat this winter?

Winter coats are being distributed to residents in need at The Salvation Army Distribution Center, 5880 North 60th St., in Milwaukee this month.  

About 9,500 coats were collected, through donations, in November and December 2017.

Coats will be distributed from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, from now until March 31, 2018. Residents should call 414-464-2940 to make an appointment.


About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need across the country with the Human Needs Index (Human NeedsIndex.org). Locally, 87 cents of every dollar raised is used to support programs and services in Milwaukee County.