Coats for Kids

Our History

The mission of Coats for Kids is simple, “Anyone who needs a coat will have one.” Each fall, Anton’s collects, cleans, and distributes over 60,000 coats for children and adults. There are more than 250 schools as well as over 300 companies, clubs, organizations and thousands of individuals who donate good quality coats. Nearly 90 social service agencies make sure the coats get to those in need, free of charge. Since the program’s conception in 1995, we have collected and distributed nearly 800,000 coats.


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Coats for Kids is a wonderful program and something the student can understand is necessary. They can see why children and others would need winter coats, and are thus motivated to participate.
- Briscoe Middle School, Beverly, MA 2010 Partner