As winter approaches, four Windermere Real Estate offices on the Oregon Coast are hosting Windermere’s annual “Share the Warmth” coat and blanket drive in partnership with local service agencies through Dec. 17.
Community members can bring new or gently used and laundered coats for children and adults and blankets to the following Windermere offices during the designated drop-off hours. The Cannon Beach and Gearhart offices are also collecting donations of mittens, gloves and hats.
The locations and dates are:
• Cannon Beach, 255 N. Hemlock St., Suite B1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday through Saturday
• Gearhart, 588 Pacific Way, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday through Saturday
• Newport, 567 North Coast Highway, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday
• Seal Rock, 5693 N.W. Pacific Coast Highway, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday
In addition, Clatsop Community Bank, 1150 N. Roosevelt Drive #101 in Seaside, is participating as a donation drop-off site for the drive.
Donated items will be distributed to those in need by First Baptist Church of Warrenton, Second Chance Clothing Ministry, St. Stephens Episcopal Church and Samaritan House Family Shelter.
More than 30 Windermere offices in Oregon and Southwest Washington are collecting coats and blankets for those in need this winter. For a complete list of participating offices, call 503-220-1145.