Warming up through service

14 Dec

Service in Action

By Kristen Ockenfels, Rotary Club of North Liberty, Iowa, USA

Rotary District 6000 started working with Operation Warm in 2014 as a district project. Operation Warm, founded by Rotarian Dick Sanford from the Rotary Club of Longwood in Pennsylvania, USA, to provide brand new coats to children in need across the United States.  That first year, our district aimed to raise funds to purchase 4,000 coats, one for each of the 4,000 members in our district.  Thanks to the generous support of every Rotary club in the district, we were able to provide almost 9,000 coats to the children of Iowa!  The project went extremely well, but the need for coats in our region is so great that our district was able to provide another 9,000 coats the second year!

The range in coat styles and colors is one of the reasons we partner with Operation Warm.  You can’t…

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