Countywide coat drive is underway -- Gazette.Net


Interfaith Works is coordinating a coat drive with the Montgomery County Recreation Department through Nov. 1, according to a county news release. The organization hopes to collect more than 500 gently used winter coats.

The coats will be distributed free to needy residents during Homeless Resource Day on Nov. 7 at Boherer Park in Gaithersburg.

Coats can be dropped off through Nov. 1 at the Bauer Drive Community Recreatoin Center in Rockville, the Shriver Aquatic Center in the White Flint area and the Wheaton Community Recreatoin Center.

For more information about the coat drive, call 301-525-2624. For more information about drop-off sites, call 240-777-6875. To learn about the Homeless Resource Day, visit