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Detroit’s 97.9 WJLB to Host 36th Annual Coats for Kids for The Salvation Army

‘Tis the season to give back to our community and neighbors! If you’re looking for a way to give back this holiday season, then here’s a kind way to help children receive warm coats and gloves!

Detroit hip-hop and R & B radio station 97.9 WJLB will host its 36th annual Coats for Kids fundraiser on Saturday, November 2nd. The event will benefit The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit and it will be held at the Allegiant Nonstop Entertainment Complex in Warren, Michigan.

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COAT FOR KIDS FUNDRAISER EVENT DETAILS

WHAT: Coat for Kids Fundraiser to benefit The Salvation Army and children of Southeast Michigan

WHEN: Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 12 to 6 P.M.

WHERE: 28300 Dequindre Rd. in Warren, Michigan

CONTACT: http://www.salmich.org/

So save-the-date for this wonderful fundraiser opportunity! You can donate a coat or make a financial contribution to Coat for Kids at the event.

FREE ONE-HOUR GAME ACTIVITY CARD

(When you make a donation to Coat for Kids!)

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When you make a donation to the Coat for Kids fundraiser, you will receive a play-card for one hour of free game activity. This will also include arcade games, go-karts, laser tag, mini-golf, and more fun activities for you and the family to enjoy!

OTHER EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Musical performances by local, national, and regional artists
  • an appearance by the Detroit Lions’ mascot, Roary.

“Michigan winters are harsh and cold, but luckily for families in need in southeast Michigan, there are people in our community who are warm and giving,” said Major Tim Meyer, general secretary and metro Detroit area commander for The Salvation Army Eastern Michigan Division. “We are grateful to work with WJLB to make sure no child in southeast Michigan gets left out in the cold this holiday season.”

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DO YOU NEED ASSISTANCE FOR A WINTER COAT?

If you are in need of winter coats and gear this season, then The Salvation Army is happy to assist! Contact your local Salvation Army corps community center for assistance.

You can get a complete listing of community centers at www.salmich.org or by calling 248-443-5500.

I CAN’T ATTEND THE EVENT BUT I STILL WOULD LIKE TO DONATE.

No problem! You can still make a financial contribution if you are unable to attend the Coats for Kids fundraiser. Donate online at salmich.org/events/coats-for-kids-2019!

The 2019 Coats for Kids fundraiser is sponsored by Allegiant Nonstop and Ford Motor Company Fund.

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