11/30/08 — Operation Transition collecting winter clothes

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Operation Transition collecting winter clothes

By Matthew Whittle
Published in News on November 30, 2008 2:00 AM

Operation Transition is collecting winter apparel and blankets to give those in need. This is the organization's first coat drive in Goldsboro.

Collections will run from Dec. 1 until Dec. 12, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at J.J. Ashley Bakery & Gourmet Foods at 2914 U.S. 70 West (near Wal-Mart) and at the Herman Park Recreation Center Lobby at 901 E. Ash St.

Coats will be distributed on Dec. 17 from 9 to 11 a.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m.

For more information call 583-8942 or 739-7480.

Donations are tax deductible and tax receipts are available at the drop-off sites.

Among the items needed are new and gently used coats (all sizes), hats, gloves, sweaters, blankets, boots and shoes.