United Way's Winter Outerwear Drive Begins

Posted at: 09/21/2013 9:47 PM

The United Way of Olmsted County hosted a kick off to it's outerwear drive in hopes to accumulate more than 2,600 winter coats for those who can't afford them.

The event took place at the Apache Mall.  Dison's cleaners has helped with the event for the past 8 years.

"We think it's great to give back to the community. We can sure clean a coat," said Greg Dison.

Last year, Dison's cleaned 2,600 coats. Greg Dison says the goal this year is to clean at least 3,000.

There was also a mini fashion show at Saturday's event showcasing some of the looks the United Way is seeking to collect.

All kinds of winter wear is accepted.