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New Coats for Kids Available at YMCA, Warminster Heights


coats for kidsCentral Bucks Family YMCA will distribute new winter coats for to the community on several dates in October. The new, youth-sized coats are provided by the Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation’s Driving Away the Cold program and will be available to community families on October 12 and 13 from 4:00-8:00pm in Doylestown and October 19 in Warminster. The Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation Driving Away the Cold program is 172 new vehicle dealers from Greater Philadelphia who provide new coats to organizations who then distribute them to children who need them.

“Living without basic necessities is a reality for so many children in our area,” said Debbie Tettemer at Central Bucks Family YMCA. “These coats from local new auto dealers help provide warmth and security for children and their caregivers.”

October 12 & 13, 4-8 pm
Central Bucks Family YMCA
2500 Lower State Road, Doylestown, PA

October 19, 4-7:30pm
Warminster Heights Community Center
75 Downey Drive, Warminster, PA

A new date has been added for November 5 (11am-3pm)
Mobile Welcome Center
626 York Road, Doylestown, PA

For information on coats distributed by the Y, contact Debbie Tettemer at 215.348.8131, x1178.


Driving Away the Cold is donating thousands of new coats this year throughout the five-county Philadelphia area. Driving Away the Cold is an initiative of the Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Philadelphia Auto Show. Since its inception in 2008, the Foundation has donated 177,858+ new coats to area children.