St. Francis Solanus Parish in Interlaken and Holy Cross Parish in Ovid will be collecting winter coats through Oct. 7.
The parishes are seeking donations of new or gently used children’s and adults’ winter coats. They also are seeking hats, mittens and scarves, with a special emphasis on youth sizes. Donations may be left in the boxes in the back of Holy Cross Church, 7231 Main St., Ovid, and St. Francis Solanus Church, 3660 Orchard St., Interlaken.
A free coat distribution will be held Oct. 13 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Arthur G. Depew Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6200, located at 7068 Route 414/96 in Ovid. Volunteers will be needed to help with the coat distribution.
For more information about donating coats or volunteering for the coat distribution, contact the parish office at 607-869-2261.