NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES | Coat giveaway in Northeast Minneapolis


The cold breath of winter is blowing in – and the sun is on winter vacation – so warm winter gear is an absolute necessity for every man, woman and child who is challenged by the elements.

Knowing the special suffering of neighbors in need, East Side Neighborhood Services will sponsor its 15th Annual East Side Coat Giveaway on Monday, November 7, 2-5 p.m.

Actually, it’s more than a coat giveaway.  Friends and neighbors may drop off gently used coats, gloves, mittens, hats and boots – especially children’s items – at the East Side Thrift Store, 1928 Central Avenue NE or East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 2nd Street Northeast.   October 31 is Monday, so it’s not too late – yet.

The ESNS Thrift Store has also put out a call for volunteers.  Call 612 789 0600 for more information.

This is a great service, a welcoming and well-stocked store, and a great chance to unload the closets by helping a neighbor.

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