Coat drive for homeless is underway -- Gazette.Net


The Montgomery County Department of Recreation and Interfaith Works are collecting gently worn children and adult coats of all sizes through Friday to support the county’s and Gaithersburg’s Homeless Resource Day.

The goal is to collect more than 500 winter coats, especially in adult sizes from XL to 3XL.

Here are the drop-off locations:

• Bauer Drive Community Recreation Center, 14625 Bauer Drive, Rockville.

• Clara Barton Community Recreation Center, 7425 MacArthur Blvd., Cabin John.

• Eunice Kennedy Shriver and Sargent Shriver Aquatic Center, 5900 Executive Blvd., North Bethesda.

• Germantown Indoor Swim Center, 18000 Central Park Circle, Boyds.

• Jane Lawton Community Recreation Center, 4301 Willow Lane, Chevy Chase.

• Wisconsin Place Community Recreation Center, 5311 Friendship Blvd., Chevy Chase.

• Long Branch Community Recreation Center and Senior Center, 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring.

• Martin Luther King Jr. Swim Center, 1201 Jackson Road, Silver Spring.

• Mid-County Community Recreation Center, 2004 Queensguard Road, Silver Spring.

• Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring.

• Olney Indoor Swim Center, 16605 Georgia Ave.

• Upper County Community Recreation Center, 8201 Emory Grove Road, Gaithersburg.

• Wheaton Community Recreation Center, 11711 Georgia Ave.

For information, call Judy Stiles at 240-777-6875.