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Home  |  News  |  SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT DONATES MORE THAN 400 WINTER COATS FOR CHILDREN

SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT DONATES MORE THAN 400 WINTER COATS FOR CHILDREN
Tuesday, December 13, 2011

 
LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC - Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputies will donate 438 new and lightly used winter coats to children in Lexington County who are in need of assistance. The coats were provided to the Sheriff’s Department during the agency’s second annual Coats for Kids drive, which deputies conducted in order to collect winter coats and clothing for children.

At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 14, Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts and deputies will donate 285 new and lightly used winter coats to Lexington Interfaith Community Services (LICS) at 216 Harmon Street in Lexington. LICS will distribute the coats to children in Lexington County who are in need of assistance.

Deputies also will donate 153 lightly used winter coats to His House Ministries at 4357 Augusta Road near West Columbia, Metts said. His House Ministries will distribute the coats to children in Lexington County who are in need of assistance.

In addition, deputies will donate 30 pairs of winter gloves, 20 sweater caps, 12 winter scarves, 10 pairs of winter socks and four pairs of snow boots, Metts said. Those items also will be distributed to children in Lexington County who are in need of assistance.

Three Fountains Resident Deputy Stacey Gadson coordinated the participation of the Sheriff’s Department in Coats for Kids, Metts said. Gadson received assistance from administrators, faculty, staff and students at Rocky Creek Elementary School, Lexington County Solid Waste Management Division, Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission, Tri-City Leisure Center and residents in the Timberlake subdivision near Chapin.

Coats for Kids reflects the Sheriff’s Department mission of providing professional law enforcement services that enhance the quality of life for all people in Lexington County, Metts said.

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