Portland/Bangor, Maine -- On a chilly December 7, Mainers showed up with carloads of toys and coats to donate to Coats and Toys for Kids Day – an annual event sponsored by NEWS CENTER Maine.
More than 3,000 new and gently used coats and more than 5,000 new toys were collected for distribution along with $2,460 in donations.
When the single day event is combined with the month-long Coats and Toys for Kids campaign, the overall total collected was an estimated 17,825 coats and 7,100 toys.
For more information on NEWS CENTER Maine’s 2019 Coats and Toys for Kids Campaign, and to see the total number of coats and toys collected over the past years, please see the attached news release, pictures or click on the web story.
Kim Charland, Community Relations Director
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