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Families Invited to Participate in Annual HCPSS Coat Giveaway

September 15th, 2020

Howard County Public School System PTAs are collecting coats, hats and gloves for an annual coat drive to help keep Howard County families warm this winter. Donations of new and gently-used clean items of all sizes will be accepted.

Donations accepted:

Any family in need may receive items at the Coat Giveaway. No registration or proof of need required.

Participants should follow Howard County Health Department and CDC guidelines for social distancing, which include wearing a mask and maintaining a distance of 6 feet from others.

The HCPSS PTA coat drive, which has been serving the Howard County community for more than 15 years, is a PTA Council of Howard County (PTACHC) and Howard County Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) event this year, with the PTA collections donated to partners at the Howard County MultiService Center.

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