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In want of winter clothes, or have further? Jacket Racket has you coated

Jacket Rackets in Okotoks and Turner Valley purpose To present winter clothes A great house and assist primarytain people warmth this winter.

Robert Korotyszyn

Oct 8, 2022 9:00 AM

A winter coat is positioned Inside the Jacket Racket drop-off area On the Okotoks Public Library on Oct. 6. Jackets and completely different winter clothes merchandises Might be dropped off at numerous places in Okotoks till Oct. 29.

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Warm winter clothes is being collected for this yr’s Jacket Racket.

The Jacket Racket is organized by the Okotoks United Church, and there are two features behind it, said Karen Pryznyk with the church.

"(It's to) Make constructive that Individuals are dressed warmthly for winter, and To make sure that clothes doesn't go to waste,” Pryznyk said. 

Garments Might be dropped off at numerous places earlier than being distributed On the Okotoks United Church. Clear winter clothes, collectively with jackets, hats, mitts, scarves and boots, for adults to infants, is accepted

“Typically people donate new stuff,” she said. “As prolonged As a Outcome of it’s in good situation, and it’s good for chilly climate To primarytain people warmth, that’s all We’d like.”

There Are not any eligibility requirements To revenue from the clothes That is out there. 

“We now Need to emphasize that That is For everyphysique," she said. “Anyphysique is welcome To return type by way of the rack.” 

Clothing Might be dropped off On The subsequent places in Okotoks till Oct. 29: Sobey’s, Okotoks Public Library, Foothills Clearers, Greater Than Home Laundry, Centennial Arenas, Okotoks United Church, Main Road Market & Extra and The coronary hearth hall on Milligan Drive. 

The winter clothes Shall be out there for decide up at Okotoks United Church, at 43 Riverside Dr., on three Tuesdays and three Saturdays, starting on Oct. 18. 

The Tuesday decide-up dates are Oct. 18, Oct. 25 and Nov. 1 from 6 To eight:30 p.m. 

The Saturday decide-up dates are Oct. 22, Oct. 29 and Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

In Turner Valley, the United Church Inside the Valley May even be amassing winter clothes for its Jacket Racket.

Tracie David said merchandises Might be decideed up every Tuesday from the church at 125 Royal Ave. from 1 To three p.m. till Dec. 31. 

Past jackets, donations of completely different merchandises are wanted, particularly footwear throughout all sizes, David said. 

"We do get A lot of jackets,” she said, “However it’s the boots the place we On A daily basis Appear to be lacking.” 

Donation areaes are Arrange On the Turner Valley metropolis office, and in Black Diamond On the ATB financial institution and the metropolis office. 

Regarding the Author: Robert Korotyszyn

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