Health department seeks winter coat donations.

November 10, 2021

Health department seeks winter coat donations.

HART – District Health Department #10 is hosting its annual winter coat drive to help keep Oceana County residents warm.

This year, in collaboration with GHSP, Gray and Company, Hansen Foods, the Oceana County Council on Aging, Peterson Farms Inc., Shelby State Bank, and the United Way of the Lakeshore, donations of new or gently used adult and children-sized winter coats, snow pants, winter boots, hats, and gloves are being sought to provide free to families in need. Personal hygiene donations are also being accepted. 

Donations can be dropped off through Wednesday, Nov. 17, during normal business hours at the following locations: 

  • District Health Department #10: 3986 N. Oceana Drive, Hart.
  • Hansen Foods: 3750 W. Polk Road, Hart.
  • Oceana County Council on Aging: 4250 W. Tyler Road, Hart.
  • Shelby State Bank- Hart Branch: 811 S. State Street, Hart.
  • Shelby State Bank- Pentwater Branch: 388 S. Hancock Street, Pentwater.
  • Shelby State Bank- Shelby Branch: 242 N. Michigan Avenue, Shelby.

The winter coat distribution will be Thursday, Nov. 18, from 3-6 p.m. at DHD#10’s Hart office. DHD#10 will also provide individuals with the opportunity to receive flu and/or COVID-19 vaccines.  

Anyone who comes to the health department during the winter coat distribution event can pick up a free coat and a slice of pizza — courtesy of Molina Healthcare. Anyone who receives a flu and/or COVID vaccine during the event will be entered into a drawing to win prizes, including a grand prize drawing for an air fryer. 

For more information, call DHD#10 at 231-873-2193. 

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