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Coats for Kids in Las Cruces




October 23, 2013  - Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with Vice President of U.S. Bank and Director of Las Cruces Coats for Kids, Karen Bailey to tell us about the 19th annual Coats for Kids program in Southern New Mexico.

Since 1995, Bailey has provided over 33,000 gently used or new coats for underprivileged children in Dona Ana County. This year up to 4,500 coats are needed. The deadline for collecting gently used coats is on Friday, November 8th; and for new coats and financial donations is Friday, November 15th. The distribution of coats will be held in conjunction with The Convoy Las Cruces on Saturday morning, November 23rd from 7:30 until 9 a.m. at the Las Cruces Convention Center, located at 680 University Avenue.

For more information please contact Karen Bailey at (575) 636-6706; or visit their website at www.lascrucescoatsforkids.com.