Coats for Kids

2005-2006 Drive Results

Anyone in need of a coat will have one…

When the 2005-2006 Coats for Kids drive ended January 15, 2006 nearly 55,000 coats were collected. More than 240 schools along with thousands of individuals joined in the collection efforts. In its 11 year history, Coats for Kids has donated, cleaned and distributed a total of 371,356 warm winter coats to New England residents.

Once again, our Promotional Partners FOX25 and the Boston Bruins along with all the Corporate Partners played a crucial role in the 2005-2006 coat drive.

Congratulations to the 2005-2006 School Rewards winners!

All participating elementary and middle schools competed for school equipment and recognitions events. There is a level field for schools of all sizes, winners were chosen based on the number of coats collected per student.

We salute the 2005-2006 winners!


Elementary Schools

1st Place

South Elementary School, Stoneham, MA.
The school received a visit and program by one of the Fox 25 meteorologists; a $1000 cash gift; and the student body enjoyed a make-your-own-sundae party.

2nd Place

South Row Elementary School, Chelmsford, MA.
The school received a $500 cash gift; and the students had a pizza Party.

3rd Place

Heath Brook Elementary School, Tewksbury, MA.
The school received a $250 cash gift and the teachers received a $500 school supplies shopping spree.


Middle Schools

1st Place

Raymond J. Grey Junior High School, Action, MA.
Watertown Middle School, Watertown, MA.

The school received a $1000 cash gift; the teachers received a $250 school supplies shopping spree; and the student body had a make-your-own-sundae party.

2nd Place

Galvin Middle School, Wakefield, MA.
The school received a $500 cash gift and the students were given a pizza party.

3rd Place

Broad Meadows Middle School, Quincy, MA.
The school received a $250 cash gift and the teachers received a $500 school supplies shopping spree.

The students that ran the program for the past two years are graduating. They have already appointed someone to handle the coat drive once they are gone. Count us in for next year.

Thank you for running the program. It fills an amazing need and allows students a great learning opportunity.

– Shirley Middle School