KOATs for Kids Annual Winter Coat Drive

KOAT-TV Channel 7 in Albuquerque is holding its winter coat drive for kids throughout New Mexico. Nusenda Credit Union is once again proud to sponsor KOATs for Kids. 

Help support your community by keeping children in New Mexico warm this winter

At Nusenda, we know how much New Mexico's children need community-wide support, and this coat drive is one way we can be of service.

This year Nusenda will again accept coats in branches!

  • Donations of new coats for children can be brought to any Nusenda branch from Monday, Oct. 16 through Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023.
  • Nusenda will not be accepting monetary donations, however, you can make donations online through the United Way of North Central New Mexico.
  • Visit KOAT.com/KOATsforKids for a list of additional donation locations, or if you are a school or organization requesting donated coats.

Why We Support KOATs for Kids

Nusenda has been helping educators and students with their financial well-being for decades. With roots in education, our organization knows the importance of preparing our youth. Participating in KOATs for Kids is a simple yet powerful way to support New Mexico's children and to demonstrate our commitment to creating a better future.

community rewards

Since 1989, KOAT and its partners have delivered more than 330,000 coats to needy children statewide.

Your credit union has been a supporter of KOATs for Kids since 2007.

On average, Nusenda has helped collect coats and funds to help purchase between 15,000 - 20,000 coats each year.

KOATs for Kids FAQs

Are my donations tax-deductible?
Can I specify which community receives my donation?
How can I request a coat?