Local coat and winter wear drives

Women’s center hosts coat drive

DeKALB – The DeKalb Area Women’s Center is hosting a winter coat drive.

Donors can drop off all kinds of winter outerwear in good condition at the DeKalb Area Women’s Center, 1021 State St. in DeKalb, from 7 to 9 p.m. any Friday.

On Saturday, Nov. 17, those who need them can pick up coats, jackets, heavy sweaters, hats, scarves and gloves. All are welcome.

A handicapped-accessible lift is available on the north side of the building, accessible from the alley. Parking is available in the lot at 415 N. 11th St.

For more information, call 815-758-1351 or email

Law office hosts coat drive

SYCAMORE – The Foster & Buick Law Group again is accepting gently used coats, boots, hats, blankets and other winter wear for its winter clothing drive to benefit Feed’em Soup Community Project’s Coat Closet.

Donations will be accepted until Nov. 2 at the law firm’s offices at 2040 Aberdeen Court in Sycamore.

In winter 2012, Feed’em Soup opened its doors at its location at 122 S. First St. in DeKalb during nonmeal hours to the public to distribute donated clothing.

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