The Salvation Army “Coats for Kids” Kicks Off 26th Season

In Charity, Community, Local

The Salvation Army Coats for Kids kicked off their 26th season at the Salvation Army building in Cobourg on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

Dignitaries came out including Rod Baker who originally came up with the idea for coats for kids. Baker got the support of Kim Harvey and Salvation Army Dave Alexander and the program has been a success ever since bringing in over 15,000 winter coats, mitts, and boots for children.

Donation schedule for coats and boots are from Monday, September 21, to Friday October 9.

Anyone can bring in children’s good/clean used coats and boots along with other winter apparel in good condition like snow pants and winter mitts.
Please make sure coats are put in a clear plastic bag when dropping them off at:

The Salvation Army Cobourg Community Church
59 Ballantine Street, Cobourg , Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Salvation Army Community and Family Services
66 Swayne Street, Cobourg, Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Salvation Army Community and Family Services
100 Peter Street, Port Hope Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Northumberland United Way
62 Swayne Street Cobourg, Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Community Health Centre’s of Northumberland
99 Toronto Road, Port Hope Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Canadian Tire
1125 Elgin Street West, Cobourg Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Baker Cleaners
12 Elgin Street East, Cobourg Monday to Wednesday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

We Fix U
727 William Street Cobourg Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
125 Toronto Road Port Hope Monday to Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Community Care Northumberland
1005 Elgin Street West, Suite 203 Cobourg Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
151 Rose Glen Road Port Hope Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Beebe’s Boot Shop Ltd.
33 King Street West, Cobourg
During regular shopping hours (boots only)

Coats for Kids Distribution Schedule
Wednesday, October 14th to Friday, November 6th
Come and pick up free of charge a good used coat clean by Baker Cleaners and a pair of boots sanitized by Beebe’s Boot Shop Ltd. For your child or any number of elementary school aged children. There may even be some coats that fit your teenager.

Distribution Times and Locations

The Salvation Army Cobourg Community Church
59 Ballantine Street Cobourg
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Salvation Army Community and Family Services
100 Peter Street, Port Hope
Monday Wednesday, Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
By appointment only 905.885.2323

Pete Fisher
Author: Pete Fisher

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