2017 Community Winter Outerwear Collection Partner Registration

Collection Partner Registration

Community Winter Outerwear provides free winter coats and accessories to those who do not have the financial means to purchase these items. United Way is partnering with The Salvation Army to collect, sort, and distribute winter outerwear to people in need in Olmsted County.

Please register below if you would like to help collect new or gently-used winter coats, hats, gloves, scarves, and other outerwear for youth and adults in need in our community.

Collection Dates:  NOW - September 30, 2017

How to Get Started:

  • Decide to hold a collection drive at your business or organization to collect winter coats and accessories.
  • Register below to let us know you are collecting donations.
  • Get educated on Community Winter Outerwear.
  • Create a plan for engaging your business or organization in Community Winter Outerwear and be proactive.
  • You can also make a monetary donation to Community Winter Outerwear and include "Winter Outerwear" in the contribution note.
  • Email us your Communty Winter Outerwear photos and stories so we can share through the media and on social media!

Be sure to check out our 7 Best Practices for Holding a Successful Collection!

If you have multiple locations, please complete a separate registration for each delivery. If you are not requesting delivery of collection bins, please include additional locations in comment section below .
Please note, registration to have Winter Outerwear deliver collection bins to your locations is now closed; however, you can still request pick-up of donated items from your location!
While supplies last.
If you are using a United Way collection bin, please indicate the number of pre-printed flyers you would like us to provide with your bin (max 10). Additional marketing materials can be printed from the web: https://www.uwolmsted.org/2017-community-winter-outerwear-toolkit
If you are using a United Way collection bin, please indicate the number of pre-printed posters you would like us to provide with your bin (max 10). Additional posters can be printed from the web: https://www.uwolmsted.org/2017-community-winter-outerwear-toolkit
If you click Yes, United Way will list your organization as a public drop-off location on our website
When will your collection begin and end?