Jul 29, 2014

Last Chance to Share the Warmth During WeCAN Winter Coat Drive

Western Communities Action Network serves more than a dozen Lake Minnetonka communities.

Last Chance to Share the Warmth During WeCAN Winter Coat Drive Last Chance to Share the Warmth During WeCAN Winter Coat Drive

It’s almost winter in Minnesota, and no one in the community should be without a coat. 

WeCAN (Western Communities Action Network)—a local community service organization—invites area residents to donate coats that are clean and in good condition. Boots and snow pants will also be gratefully accepted.

Children, teen, and adult sizes are needed.

WeCAN is a Minnesota non-profit providing basic human services to individuals and families in the Greenfield, Independence, Loretto, Maple Plain, Minnetonka Beach, Minnetrista, Mound, Rockford, Spring Park, St. Bonifacious, Tonka Bay and Orono communities.

WeCAN is all about helping neighbors. Through providing emergency assistance, job search assistance, Meals On Wheels and housing advocacy, WeCAN is dedicated to enabling people with low-income achieve greater self-sufficiency.

Coats and other winter gear can be dropped off between Friday, Oct. 12, and Monday, Oct. 29, at a number of locations (businesses, churches, schools) in the WeCAN service area.

Look for these containers at the following local locations:

  • Bethel Methodist 
  • Crow River Bank 
  • Christopher Banks
  • Culvers in Navarre 
  • Freshwater Church
  • Gillespie Center 
  • Good Shepard
  • Grandview Middle School
  • Hilltop School
  • Jubilee
  • Mt. Olive Lutheran
  • Mound Westonka High School 
  • Minnetonka Mud
  • Our Lady of the Lakes Church
  • River Valley Church 
  • Shirley Hills School
  • St. John’s Lutheran 
  • St. Martin’s by the Lake 
  • WeCAN Office

Those who need a winter coat, are invited to come to WeCAN on Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 2 a.m.–7 p.m. or Thursday, Nov. 1 from 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

For additional information please contact the WeCAN office 952-472-0742 (Lisa Floeter) 
or visit  www.wecan-help.org

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