We Remember with Honor and Gratitude

At its origin just after the end of the Civil War, Memorial Day was known as “Decoration Day,” a day on which caring citizens placed flowers on both Union and Confederate graves, and recited prayers and sang hymns. Whether you are attending a memorial...

So Long, Winter. Hello, Spring!

With each First Day of Spring, we reflect on the winter’s challenges and all the ways that our Organizers, Agencies and amazing Sponsors have worked to create warmth for bodies and spirits. Dear friends, may this little sprout brighten your day and remind you of...

One Kind Word Can Warm Three Winter Months

We know that warmth is created in more than one way. A warm coat brings physical warmth, the gift of community brings warmth to our spirits–the knowledge that someone cares brings warmth to the heart. It is said that “One kind word can warm three winter...

Ready to Assist From Coast to Coast

This email from a TV producer in Atlanta (GA) sums up the inquiries we’ve received again and again during this month: “With the cold weather sticking around for a while in our area…where can people drop off coat donations?” We were excited to...

We’re Proud to Be Associated!

Today, we thank Amy R. and her colleagues in the Young Professionals group at Associated Bank in Chicago, whose work warmed lives two ways this winter. This energetic team gathered coats for their neighbors and made a wonderful monetary contribution to our shared...

The Groundhog’s Cute, But…

That famous groundhog who lives in P.A. Awakes from his slumber on this very day. Will he give an “early spring” his vote? (After all, he’s got a very warm coat!) From York to Green Bay and on to Billings, We know winter’s still with us and temps are still chilling....