Drop off new coats at any Nusenda location statewide; cash donations also accepted now through Dec. 20.
For the 12th straight year, Nusenda Credit Union is partnering with KOAT Channel 7 to collect coats at its more than 20 branch locations statewide. "KOATs for Kids" has become one of the largest coat drives in New Mexico, helping to keep thousands of kids warm during the winter season.
Each year, Nusenda helps to collect between 15,000 and 20,000 coats with KOAT and other community business partners.
"This coat drive helps students statewide by keeping them warm and healthy during the winter season," said Nusenda Chief Community Engagement Officer Robin Brulé. "For many kids in New Mexico, these donated coats are the only ones they will own. It's important to us and to our member-owners to support and participate in this drive, which has helped make a difference for the lives of thousands of New Mexico children for the last 30 years."
Interested donors can help in two ways — either by dropping off new coats at any Nusenda branch now through Dec. 20, or by making a cash donation at a branch. Coats will be purchased with the donated funds and also distributed to children in need.
For questions or more information, please visit KOATs for Kids.