Catholic Charities and the Eagle County Law Enforcement Immigrant Alliance are sponsoring their 8th Annual Fall Kids Coat Drive. Over the last several years, this coat drive has distributed over 3,800 coats to local kids and families in need. This year, only kids coats and outer winter gear is being collected and distributed. Kids coats are being collected through Nov. 9 at the following locations:
The community is encouraged to donate clean kids coats in good condition. Families in need of a coat can come to the coat distribution from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11 at 1115 Chambers Avenue #B102 in Eagle.
The Law Enforcement Immigrant Alliance, an initiative founded by Catholic Charities, consists of representatives of the immigrant community who meet on a regular basis with the heads of law enforcement in Eagle County. They provide resources and information through education and outreach to build trust and collaboration with the immigrant community. Participating agencies include Eagle County Sheriff’s Office, Vail Police Department, Avon Police Department, Eagle Police Department, Catholic Charities, Salvation Army, Bright Future Foundation, YouthPower365, Eagle County School District and several community members.