It's hard to imagine a school cancelling classes because of cold weather.  Not snow, but cold weather, because children don't have coats to wear to school.   And even harder to imagine it literally happens in our backyard.  But it does.   We became aware of this issue last year when our daughter who lives in a small town in Tazewell County in the Appalachia Mountains, five hours west of Fredericksburg brought this to our attention.   On a whim we made this known to the Fawn Lake Ladies Bible Study and the Men's Christian Fellowship.   The members of these organizations further disseminated the need through several other Fawn Lake organizations and the response was overwhelming.   Well over 100 coats were delivered to the Bluefield Central Union Mission and distributed to children in that community.  

So, again this year we are asking folks to look through their closets for those old coats.  Any size or style.   You can call the number below or look us up in the Fawn Lake Blue Book and we will either pick up or you can deliver to our house.   We will ensure they are delivered as quickly as possible to the mission.  

Thank you for your generous support! 

Joe and Deb Gladden

PS  This is not limited to coats.  Some folks donated sock caps, scarfs, etc.   All welcome!   

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