The Knights of Columbus Our Lady of the Laurel Highlands Council 8908 donated 24 coats to the elementary school in varying sizes for both genders. The Knights of Columbus has a program, Coats for Kids, in which local chapters donate new winter coats to needy families and organizations that provide services to those families. Coats for Kids allows councils across North America to purchase new winter coats for children at a discount and to distribute them to children in need in their local communities.
Every year, North Star Central Elementary collects coats and hats for district families needing winter clothing. With the donation from The Knights of Columbus chapter 8908, we will be able to provide 24 children with a brand-new winter coat.
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