We haven't hit the cooler temperatures yet, but the winter season is right around the corner and unfortunately many families won't have a winter coat to keep themselves warm.
Last year more than 1,700 coats were given out, and officials hope more people will take advantage this year.
The cost for a good winter coat can be pretty expensive, especially for a family with multiple kids.
The co-chair for this campaign says even though it's not time for winter coats yet, it's something that people need to keep in mind, "Last year it was kind of a warm day, we hadn't really had much of a cold spell yet so hopefully people will keep in mind that winter is coming and to get their family outfitted," said Jill Deege, the Co-Chair of "Keeping Our Community Warm."
Collection boxes are already set up at various locations around Quincy. Starting Friday, they should be up at most Tri-State Walmarts.
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