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Coats for Kids 2017

Coats For Kids 2017

Help Keep A Child Warm!

Help keep a child warm this holiday season by being a part of NewsChannel 9's Coats for Kids. We're partnering with the Forgotten Child Fund (the charity organization of the Hamilton County emergency services) to collect new coats, hats and gloves for needy kids. We'll also be collecting financial donations to purchase new coats. All the proceeds will go to and be distributed by the Forgotten Child Fund.


Where and When

Coats for Kids will be on Thursday, December 7 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hamilton Place Mall.

Just look for our big tent in the parking lot near Abuelo's. You don't even have to get out of your car - just pull in and we'll collect your donation right there on the spot.


Donate Now

Can't make it out to the event? You can still help. You can drop off new coats, hats or gloves at any fire station in Chattanooga. You can also give online at Forgotten Child Funds'website.

Need a Coat?

Families in need of a coat should apply with the Forgotten Child Fund. All Applications must be filled out in person at the Forgotten Child Fund application center, located at 1715 E. Main St.


Office hours are Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Applications will be accepted now through December 15.

What to bring:

1. Social Security card of parent and children.

2. Photo I.D.

3. Proof of guardianship if not the parent."


See a slideshow from last year's Coats For Kids here!




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