ARPS Warm Winter Coat and Clothing Share

Help everyone stay warm this winterThe Amherst schoolparent & guardian organizations (PGOs) are collecting winter coats & other warm outerwear for students (preK through 12th grade) & families.

We are seeking donations of clean, gently-used winter outerwear:

in ALL sizes (especially student sizes)

* coats snow pants snow boots hats

* jackets gloves/mittens *scarves * snowsuits


CROCKER FARM ELEMENTARY 280 West Street, 413-362-1600

Collection: Now until November 26th in the lobby & at the preschool entrance

Distribution: November 27th & 28th (school hours)November 29th (morning)

FORT RIVER ELEMENTARY 70 South East Street, 413-362-1200

Collection: Now until November 30th in the lobby

DistributionDecember 3rd, 4th, & 5th (school hours)

WILDWOOD ELEMENTARY 71 Strong Street, 413-362-1400

Collection: Now until December 17th in the lobby

Distribution: Now through December 20th (school hours)


AMHERST REGIONAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (ARMS)170 Chestnut Street, 413-362-1800

AMHERST REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (ARHS) 21 Mattoon Street, 413-362-1700

Collection: Now through November 30th in the school lobbies

DistributionThrough the ARPS Family Center (170 Chestnut Street),

November 28th into December (on school daysas supplies last)

JONES LIBRARY 43 Amity Street
Collection: Now through November 28th in the Kids’ Room

MANY THANKS for your donations. THANK YOU too to the community partners who are helping with this effort, including the Jones Library, Evaluation Systems Group of Pearson, & the Amherst Education Foundation.

Any winter clothing that is not given out at the schools will be donated to the Amherst Survival Center.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Crocker Farm PGO: Tracy Zafian,

Fort River PGO: Rebecca Kennedy,

Wildwood PGO: Julie HawkOwl,

ARMS PGO: Rie Traub,

ARHS PGO: Becky Demling,

ARPS Family Center: Mildred Martínez 413-362-1871

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