Hearts & Lives Coat Drive: Share the Warmth This Winter

Hearts & Lives has launched their Annual Winter Coat Drive, with twenty-two drop-off sites in the mountain communities. Distribution will be Friday November 10.(File Photo)

By Susan A. Neufeld

Mountain Communities – Hearts & Lives Winter Coat and Glove Drive is now underway, just as the mountain communities begin preparing for winter weather. Donations of new or clean, “gently used”, items are needed. The annual drive will help someone in need of staying warm this winter.

This year the distribution will take place on Friday, November 17, at the Lake Arrowhead Presbyterian Church, 351 South Hwy 173, Lake Arrowhead, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Please donate your coats and make this distribution a successful event.



Donate new or clean and gently used coats, gloves and mittens, hats, scarves and boots at the following locations:

BLUE JAY: Caldwell Banker Skyridge Realty, Jensen’s Finest Foods.

CRESTLINE: Ace Hardware, Arrowhead Credit Union, California Bank & Trust, Crestline Chamber of Commerce, Goodwin and Son’s Market, St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church.

LAKE ARROWHEAD: Bank of America, California Bank & Trust, Lake Arrowhead Chamber of Commerce, Lake Arrowhead Community Services District, Lake Arrowhead Country Club, Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa, Lake Arrowhead School of Dance, Mountains Community Hospital, Lake Arrowhead Presbyterian Church, Rim of the World Association of Realtors, Saddleback Inn.

RIMFOREST: Arrowhead Self  Storage, Rim of the World Recreation and Parks District

SKYFOREST: St. Richard’s Episcopal Church.

Please drop off your coat donations to the Hearts & Lives locations through Friday, November 10, 2017.








For additional information, or immediate needs for coats or gloves, call Hearts & Lives at (909) 338-3222.

Visit Hearts & Lives website: http://www.heartsandlives.org to learn more about the may offerings of the non-profit organization.