Morris Twp. Collects Coats To Help Those In Need

The Morris Township Department of Parks & Recreation is participating in the Jersey Cares 21st Annual Coat Drive. For the third year, the department plans to collect “gently used” winter coats for men, women and children through Dec. 7. A collection box has been placed in the lobby of the Morris Township Municipal Building for those residents and organizations who would like to donate their coats.
This year alone, Jersey Cares plans to collect and distribute more than 30,000 “gently used” winter coats to those in need throughout New Jersey. Jersey Cares has collected, sorted and distributed more than 450,000 coats to New Jersey residents during the past 20 years with sites set up in various organizations, companies, churches, fire departments, police stations, schools throughout the state.
Coats may be dropped off at the Morris Township Municipal Building between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the weekday, and up until 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. For larger donations that include more than 10 coats, contact the Parks and Recreation Dept. in advance.
Call the Department of Parks and Recreation at 973-326-7371 for more information.

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