Project ‘Warm Your Heart’ Winter Clothing Drive for Kids

Posted on October 3, 2018

Donations Accepted Through Nov. 2

The Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women (SCCSW) is conducting its ninth annual “Project Warm Your Heart” to collect new or gently-used coats, mittens, gloves, scarves and hats for needy children.  Donations are requested by Nov. 2.

Children of families served by the Food Bank Network of Somerset County and other organizations will benefit from this winter-clothing drive, which follows the commission’s recent collection of school supplies held during the summer months.

Donations may be dropped off at the Somerset County Freeholders’ Office on the third floor of the county administration building at 20 Grove St., Somerville, now through Friday,

Nov. 2. The office is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except Columbus Day.

Free parking is available in the adjacent Bernie Field Parking Deck off East High Street.

“Somerset County residents, organizations and businesses have been so generous with giving to our many initiatives that support families in our communities,” said Freeholder Patricia Walsh, commission liaison. “Project Warm Your Heart is another opportunity to help Somerset County children who are in need.”

The SCCSW serves as an advisory board for the Board of Chosen Freeholders to address present and potential needs of women and to develop a greater public awareness of women’s issues.

This year’s “Project Warm Your Heart” chair is Commissioner Marti Kalko. For more information, contact her at 908-385-7948.

Source: Somerset County Office of Public Info