NJEA Coats 4 Kids


NJEA, Thunder 106 and Fulfill, with the help of schools, students, parents and local communities, will be collecting new winter coats (with tags) for children K-12 this winter season.Drive-Thru Coat Drives in Monmouth and Ocean Counties will take place 2-3 times each month from January 2022 through March 2022.

The coats collected through the Coats 4 Kids Drive-Thru coat drives will be distributed at shelters, foodbanks and resource centers around the Jersey Shore.

ATTENTION SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, if your school is interested in becoming a Coats 4 Kids drive- thru location on a weekend day during January-March 2022, please contact CherieC@PressCommRadio.com

Freehold Middle School - 1/23/22 from 10am-11am

Join us Sunday 1/23 from 10a-11a at FREEHOLD MIDDLE SCHOOL to donate new coats (with tags) to the Coats 4 Kids Drive-Thru and have your chance to win a $100 Jack Baker Restaurants Gift Certificate!

You can also donate at our other locations on Saturday 1/29 from 10a-11a at Long Branch Middle School or Saturday 2/5 from 10a-11a at Central Regional High School

About the New Jersey Educations Association (NJEA)
A justice centered union, representing the 200,000 public school employees who have made NJ public schools the best in the nation! The mission of the New Jersey Education Association is to advance and protect the rights, benefits, and interests of members, and promote a quality system of public education for all students. NJEA Members are proud to partner with parents to provide students with the support they need to be successful in school and in life. When families and schools work together, our children are the winners. Learn more about NJEA by visiting NJEA.org

About Fulfill FoodBank
Pre-pandemic, Fulfill was feeding 136,000 people, including 50,000 children. Today, Fulfill is feeding 215,000 people, including 70,000 children. Fulfill served 4 million more meals since the coronavirus crisis affected the Jersey Shore, and the demand for food increased 40 percent. Fulfill has been providing food for families at the Jersey Shore for more than thirty years. Fulfill made sure our neighbors had nourishment during economic storms, Superstorm Sandy, and now the pandemic. Fulfill feeds children, seniors, veterans, and the working poor. Fulfill supplies food to nearly three hundred feeding agencies including pantries, shelters, and soup kitchens. Fulfill also provides hot meals for children after school and sends food home for those same children over the weekend. Fulfill has earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for more than twelve consecutive years. This distinction means Fulfill, a 501 (c)3 charitable organization, outperformed most charities in America in areas of efficiency, fiscal integrity, and effectiveness. In fact, 95 cents of every dollar donated to Fulfill goes directly to feeding the hungry in our community. Follow Fulfill on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube, and share our posts to help raise awareness about hunger. To donate or volunteer, go to fulfillnj.org