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Coats for Chester

 
COATS FOR CHESTER PROGRAM ENTERS FOURTH YEAR WITH GOAL OF COLLECTING 
2,000 COATS
 
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Hall of Fame, as part of its mission to "Build the Future," is continuing its successful "Coats for Chester Program" for the fourth straight year. The city of Chester, PA is the site of a lot of excitement in the Philadelphia area by playing host to our Major League Soccer team, Philadelphia Union. At the same time however, Chester holds the distinction of being the poorest city in Pennsylvania.

The SEPA Hall of Fame is committed to do its part to mobilize the soccer community in helping the needy people of Chester. We will be collecting coats throughout the Southeastern Pennsylvania area. 

Collected coats will then be distributed in Chester to: The Bernardine Center Food Bank, St. Katharine Drexel Food Cupboard and City Team Ministries Homeless Shelter.

HOW THE PROGRAM WORKS:

For two months this fall, from October 1, 2013 to November 31, 2013 we will be collecting donated winter coats from throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania, and distributing them to needy families in Chester. 

Members of the SEPA Soccer Hall of Fame, along with volunteers from various soccer organizations, will be handling the collecting and distributing of the coats.

HOW YOU CAN PARTICIPATE:

Just gather any winter coats (infant, child or adult) that you will no longer be using. Then take those coats to the drop-off site listed below that is closest to you and we will do the rest.

COATS FOR CHESTER DROP-OFF SITES:

Soccer Post/N.E. Philadelphia

3354 Grant Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19114

Father Judge High School, Student Services Office

3301 Solly Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19136

Starfinder Foundation

4015 Main St., Philadelphia, PA 19127

Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer

4070 Butler Pike, Suite 100, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 

Villa Capri Ristorante

51 W. Court Street, Doylestown, PA 18901

Dominic’s & the Side Door Pub

3337 County Line Rd., Chalfont, PA 8914 

LaSalle College High School

8605 Cheltenham Ave., Wyndmoor, PA 19038

Philadelphia Academy Charter High School

1700 Tomlinson Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19116

Parkwood Youth Organization

Dunksferry & Mechanicsville Rds., Philadelphia, PA 19154 

Lastly, please help spread the word to family and friends, so that our coat drive will be a success and make life a little bit better for some families in Chester.

 

 

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