The Salvation Army of Greater Winston-Salem is seeking volunteers to assist with sorting and distribution of coats for the 2017 Give a Kid a Coat Campaign. Volunteers are needed February 6-9 from 9 a.m. until noon and 1-4 p.m. to sort coats. Volunteers are also needed February 14-16 from 10-noon and noon-2 p.m. to help with distribution. Sorting and distribution will take place at The Salvation Army Warehouse at 680 Peters Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem. To volunteer, go to and click on “Volunteer Now”. For more information, contact Volunteer and Resource Coordinator Adrienne Smith at 336-245-2083 or

The Give a Kid a Coat campaign is celebrating its 30th year of providing coats to families in need in the Greater Winston-Salem Area. Over 6,000 coats were distributed last year.


About the Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an International movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.  Its message is based on the Bible.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.  The Salvation Army was established in Winston-Salem in 1907 and serves more than 50,000 people in Forsyth, Davie, Stokes and Yadkin counties each year.  The Salvation Army offers many programs including the only emergency shelter for homeless families in Winston-Salem, the only on-site breakfast feeding program in the community, a travel assistance program, and a program in conjunction with the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools to purchase new shoes for school age children called Happy Feet. The Salvation Army is a participating United Way agency.  For more information about programs or to make a donation, visit Connect with us on Facebook at,  Twitter at and Instagram at

The Salvation Army of Winston-Salem, 901 N. Cleveland Ave, Winston-Salem, NC  27101  (336) 723-6366