Project Bundle Up: More than 1,300 winter items collected during the drive Friday
KWQC partnered with the Salvation Army for a drive up event on Oct. 14
DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - More than 1,300 winter items were donated to the Salvation Army during KWQC-TV6′s Project Bundle Up Friday.
According to organizers, 1,310 total items were collected, with 143 being coats, 602 hats, 388 glove sets 124 scarves and 53 other times. Cash donations totaled $2,721 for the event.
The annual event helps provide clothing to children in need throughout the Quad Cities area.
For anyone that was unable to participate during Friday’s event, new coats and other winter gear will be accepted at the Salvation Army Family Services and Corps, 100 Kirkwood Blvd., Davenport, or at the Heritage Temple Corps, 2200 5th Avenue, Moline, during office hours.
Donation items needed for children from infant to early teens include:
- Winter coats
- Cash donations, which will enable The Salvation Army to shop for what is needed
Families needing children’s coats may apply by phone at 563-324-4808 in Scott County or 309-764-2811 in Rock Island County. Visit the Moline Christmas Assistance Party on Nov.1 and 2 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at 2200 5thAvenue, with current identification, proof of residency and income.
For more information visit the Salvation Army website.
Last year’s drive brought in more than 2,000 clothing items and more than $1,700 in donations.
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