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Coats For Kids 2016 - 2017
Picture of Community Chairman
Kenneth G. DeVos, FC, FS
State Youth/Sports Chairman
Email: YOUTH@kofc-wa.org
Phone: (206) 248-2543

 

 A Featured Supreme Program


What is the Coats for Kids Program?
   A Youth program promoted by Supreme where councils purchase boxes for coats from Supreme to be distributed in the local community.
   Coats come 12 to a box with a cost $220 per box and can be order though Knightsgear using this link -  http://www.knightsgear.com/coats-for-kids

   Knightsgear order page:

   

Organize your program

   Name a chairman; Use your Youth chairman or another Knight.
   How many coats will you distribute?
   Decide on a fundraising strategy to help purchase the coats.
   Who will benefit from the program?


Here are some steps for your council to follow to organize a Coats for Kids project
   Plan for the activity well in advance, setting a distribution date and location.
   Consult with pastors and principals of the parishes and schools in your community.
   Decide on a fundraising strategy to help purchase the coats.
   Publicize the fundraising events and coat distribution dates in your parish bulletin and local news media. Hold a “Thank You” or “Open House” reception for all volunteers and contributors.

Columbian Award Requirement for Coats for Kids
   When your council conducts the Coats for Kids project and meets the minimum requirements listed below, it will be eligible to fulfill all four Youth Activity requirements for the Columbian Award.
   Order and distribute a minimum of eight cases of coats.
   Complete and submit the Coats for Kids Order Form (#5029). This form can be found on kofc.org/forms or in the Council Report Forms Booklet (#1436).
   Complete and submit the Columbian Award Application (#SP-7) no later than June 30. Under the Youth Activities section, indicate participation in Coats for Kids.
   Compete and submit your council’s Service Program Personnel Report (#365).
   Complete and submit the Annual Survey of Fraternal Activity (#1728) no later than Jan. 31.



 

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