Keeping 1,000+ Community Members Warm This Winter with Dignity
Sunday, October 21st
The 6th annual Our Closet Coat Day was just in time for fall’s cooler temperatures. Last year, Our Closet spread the warmth to more than 850 individuals in the greater Philadelphia community and this year, we have increased that number to 1,000 served.
The coats were displayed on tables and hanging racks by size and gender to provide a traditional store experience. Each shopper received individualized attention from our volunteer associates to help them select a coat.
This event brings together the community as shoppers and volunteers in a warm, welcoming, and dignified environment. On Sunday, students from Jefferson University Nursing, Drexel University, and Friends Select worked alongside volunteers with the hope that this will empower the next generation of leaders and influencers in the anti-poverty space.