One Warm Coat is a national, cloud-based 501c3 nonprofit organization that provides free coats to children and adults in need while promoting volunteerism and environmental sustainability.

Over the past 31 years, One Warm Coat has facilitated more than 50,000 coat drives across the country, collecting 8 million coats that have been distributed through 1,500 nonprofit partners across all 50 states. One Warm Coat believes in each person’s right to shelter from the elements and is committed to sharing warmth, without discrimination, one coat at a time. 

Board of Directors Information

Board Members must be legal citizens of the United States of America and may live anywhere within the 50 states. One Warm Coat currently has 9 Board Members and is seeking to add up to 3 additional Members. Once elected, Board Members serve a three-year term and are eligible for one additional term, for a maximum of six years on the Board

 Board Member Responsibilities 

  • Serve as a public advocate and promote awareness of One Warm Coat
  • Make a minimum annual financial contribution of $1,000 to One Warm Coat
  • Participate in quarterly virtual Board Meetings
  • Attend an annual Board Strategic Planning Session (in-person or virtual)
  • Hold a virtual coat drive each year to solicit financial donations for One Warm Coat( Board Members are also encouraged to hold a physical drive to collect coats)