(LANSING) – Mayor Andy Schor today announced that the City of Lansing will host its third annual coat drive to help provide new and gently used adult size coats to those in need. Coats will be collected Monday, October 11, 2021, through Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Hats and gloves will also be accepted. “Winter can be challenging for many,” said Mayor Schor. “I am asking community members to help those who face these challenges by donating new or gently used winter coats, hats and gloves. We need to help our neighbors stay safe, healthy and warm this winter season.” Drop-off Locations:
City Hall: 124 W. Michigan Avenue – outside on City Hall Plaza
Foster Community Center: 200 N. Foster Avenue
Gier Community Center: 2400 Hall Street
Schmidt Community Center: 5825 Wise Road
Letts Community Center: 1220 W. Kalamazoo Street
Please note, the Community Center drop-off locations are indoors. For information on hours, visit: https://lansingmi.gov/communitycenters. The City of Lansing Human Relations and Community Services (HRCS) Department will pass out coats, hats and gloves at Community Connect, an outreach event during Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, in November. Details will be provided prior to the event.