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Coat drives for kids held around Mid-South

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(WMC-TV) - Coat drives are being held around the Mid-South in an effort to provide coats to kids who do not have the proper winter attire.

Here is a look at a few coat drives happening in your neck of the woods. If you know of one that is not listed here, please e-mail us at


What: Action News 5, YWCA, Common Ground coat drive

When: Between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. through Friday, January 10.

Where: YWCA's main office at 766 South Highland Avenue

Details: Please bring new coats only. The community needs children's sizes all the way up through the largest adult sizes in order to accommodate students of all ages, from pre-K to high school, boys and girls.

Gift cards will be accepted to area merchants as well as monetary donations, which will be used to buy coats in specific sizes for kids who need coats but whose sizes/genders were not available through the coat donation.

Hickory Hill

What: Hickory Hill coat drive

When: Saturday, January 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Hickory Ridge Mall

Details: Coats can be picked up on a first come, first served basis.

If you are interested in donating a coat to the Hickory Hill coat drive, below is a list of SunTrust Banks that are serving as drop-off locations:

- 5049 Summer Avenue, Memphis, TN 38122

- 999 South Shady Grove Road, Memphis, TN 38120

- 3585 Hacks Cross Road, Memphis, TN 38125

- 6633 Stage Road, Bartlett, TN 38134

- 9005 U.S. 64 #105, Arlington, TN 38002

- 1136 North Germantown Parkway, Cordova, TN 38018

- 9407 Poplar Avenue, Germantown, TN 38138

- 7770 Poplar Ave, Germantown, TN 38138

Tipton County

What: Tipton County Coat Drive

When: 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Now through February 15.

Where: Home Plate Caffe' in Munford, Tenn.

Details: Coats, hoodies, hats, gloves, and blankets can be donated through February 15 at Home Plate Caffe in Munford, Tenn. If you donate, you will receive a 10 percent discount off of your meal.



If you know of a coat drive being held in your neighborhood, please e-mail that information to the Action News 5 newsroom.

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