Coat drive kicks off for those in need

info@islandpacket.comNovember 6, 2012 

The Furniture Warehouse Design Gallery begins its 22nd Annual Coat Drive on Thursday with a Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event.

The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required by today by calling 843-525-8500.

Attendees will receive a raffle ticket for a $250 FWDG coupon for each donated coat, jacket or sweater.

The coats will be distributed through HELP of Beaufort, Bluffton Self Help and The Deep Well Project on Hilton Head Island.

Donations can be dropped off until Dec. 31 at:

  • FWDG, Perimeter Walk, 745 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort.

  • BB&T branches at 905 Port Republic St., Beaufort; 2 Burnt Church Road, Bluffton; 1008 William Hilton Parkway, Unit A, Hilton Head; and 1 Kemmerlin Lane, Lady's Island.

  • Carolina Stamper, 203A Carteret St., Beaufort.

  • Information: Larry Mark, 843-524-8695.

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