(3/5/14) Hundreds of Winter Coats Available

With this weekend’s snowfall and more snow expected today, wintry weather is rearing its head and reviving the need for a warm winter coat. The Salvation Army has hundreds of winter coats available to keep Oklahoma County residents warm.

Thanks to the generous donations received from the Brad Edwards’ KFOR Warmth 4 Winter Program, our community, and our partners – South Oklahoma City Rotary, Chesapeake Energy, Legacy Cleaners, Boeing and Paycom – The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma Area Command has an abundance of coats, ready for distribution to help keep Oklahoma County residents in need warm.

“For anyone who needs a winter coat we have one for every size, shape and style. From youth to seniors, we have a coat for everyone that will be sure to keep you warm,” said Ashley Jones, Director of Social Services.

The Salvation Army’s Social Services office has relocated to 520 South Hudson (corner of Hudson & S.W. 5 th), Oklahoma City, OK 73109. All Oklahoman County residents are invited to pick up a coat:

Monday–Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., 2  p.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., adult clients who receive disability benefits and/or seniors 62 years of age and older

Basic eligibility rules for families and/or individuals to qualify for and receive coats from this program require:

  1. Picture ID – such as a Driver’s License,  H.NET ID card, State Issued ID, Governmental or Military ID, or Passport or ID from Country of Origin for ALL adult household members
  2. Proof of Residency such as a current utility bill, lease agreement or monthly mortgage statement

For individuals who are homeless, providing their H.NET ID card is sufficient.