SPREAD the Warmth: Oct. 21-Nov. 8
Spread the Warmth is our annual winter gear collection drive to make sure neighbors in our community have what they need to stay warm, dry, and safe when the weather gets cold. Recipients will include kids, adults, and seniors.
Spread the Warmth 2019 runs October 21 to November 8. The Volunteer Center will be arranging pickup for companies that have collected two or more boxes of items. Get involved by signing up to host a collection or bringing your donations to a public drop-off site.
Items should be new, though coats can be gently used.
Gloves and mittens
Shop online using our Amazon Wish List.
Public Drop-Off Sites
Heart of West Michigan United Way
118 Commerce Ave SW
Connie’s Bridal Boutique
1735 28th St SW
Wyoming, MI 49519
Kent School Services Network
ICCF Grand Rapids
United Church Outreach Ministry (UCOM)
Sign Up to spread the warmth
Questions about Spread the Warmth? For more information about hosting a collection site, volunteering, or donating, please contact Katelyn Kovalik, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spread the Warmth 2018
Together, West Michigan businesses and individuals donated 2,231 items during our 2018 Spread the Warmth collection drive, nearly double last year’s total. Donations included more than 600 hats, 300 pairs of gloves, and 500 coats, which will be shared with community members at 22 local agencies.
Thank You, 2018 Partners
Beene Garter LLP
Dooge Veneers, Inc
Irwin Seating Company
Members First Credit Union
Michigan Sports Academies
Padnos Iron and Metal Company
Quality Air Heating and Cooling
Two Men and a Truck-GR North