coats for kids foundation by operation warm

Spreading Our Wings

Coats For Kids Foundation is now a part of Operation Warm


Coats for Kids Foundation, established in 2004 in Alexandria, VA has been a long time partner of Operation Warm, IncFounded on similar principles, both organizations have made it their mission to provide new winter coats to children in need. Our shared vision of ensuring every child wearing a new winter coat is healthy, able to attend school regularly and has a strong self-esteem is why Coats For Kids Foundation and Operation Warm, Inc. have united  with a goal of serving at-risk children throughout the United States.

After distributing more than 38,000 new winter coats from 2004 to 2011, Coats for Kids Foundation founders retired. They reached out to Operation Warm so the their legacy could continue. Their profound impact on children in the Washington D.C region has been remarkable. Together, in the winter of 2014/2015, Coats for Kids Foundation and Operation Warm reached more than 5,000 children within the National Capital Area, and over 300,000 children throughout the country.

Within the National Capital Area, children will continue to be served through Coats for Kids Foundation. Our efforts have been expanded with the help of Operation Warm, who similarly provides brand-new coats to children in need in this local area. Across the United States, Operation Warm runs one of the largest coats for kids programs in the country, providing new coats nationwide.

Our commitment to high quality coats and impeccable customer service will not be sacrificed as we continue to work with our partners across the country. Better yet, we are thrilled about the potential growth opportunities that will result from the union between Coats For Kids Foundation and Operation Warm, Inc.  Learn more at

Contribute through the Combined Federal Campaign

The Coats for Kids Foundation and Operation Warm are proud to be a long time participants of the Combined Federal Campaign. This year, in addition to participating in the National Capital Area Campaign, we also participate in the State Employees’ Charitable Campaign of Delaware. You can donate to Coats for Kids Foundation, code 52316, from anywhere in the country or overseas, through Universal Giving.

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Make a Donation

You can now help Coats for Kids Foundation and Operation Warm by making a secure donation online. Donations will be directed through Operation Warm Inc. d/b/a Coats for Kids Foundation.

Thank you for your support as we provide new coats to children in need!

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