Kars4Kids, the national car donation charity, will be in Newark, NJ, all day on Tuesday, December 21 (snow date: December 23) giving out brand new coats to
“December 21 is the first day of Winter and it’s already getting pretty cold,” said Clifford Meth, spokesman for Kars4Kids. “Kars4Kids is delighted to have the opportunity to make this holiday season a little warmer for folks who are down on their luck. We have plenty of brand new winter coats for any Newark resident who
needs one and we’re looking forward to helping lots of people.”
The Kars4Kids team will be stopping at the following locations to hand out free winter coats:
* 12:00-1:00 Newark Emergency Services for Families, 982 Broad Street, Newark
* 1:30-2:30 Covenant House, 330 Washington Street, Newark
* 3:00-4:00 Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium, 450 Broad Street, Newark
At the Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium, the Kars4Kids team will be assisted by the Newark Bears’ staff and
the Bears’ mascot Ruppert (and perhaps a few more guests!).
“We’re coordinating with local law-enforcement agencies for crowd control and traffic management,” said
Meth. “We’ve been told to expect a huge turnout.”
Kars4Kids offers educational programming and financial assistance to children and their families.