A group of local citizens, churches and businesses are working together gathering coats, jackets, hats, gloves, scarves, blankets and socks for local school aged children who are in financial need.

The collection is requiring all sizes, but especially children's 4-16.  All items gathered will be delivered to children and their families within the Santa Rosa County school system according to their need.

Drop boxes are located within the following churches and organizations:

Santa Rosa Press Gazette - 6629 Elva St., Milton

Webster Family Dentistry - 5371 Glover Lane, Milton

West Florida Baptist Church - 5621 US Hwy 90, Milton

First Baptist Church Milton - 6797 Caroline Street, Milton

Friendship Baptist Church - 5300 Berryhill Road, Milton

Immanuel Baptist Church - First Steps Christian Preschool at 4187 Highway 90, Pace

Guys and Dolls Hairstyles -  5258 Stewart Street, Milton

Santa Rosa Auditorium - 4530 Spikes Way, Milton

Olive Baptist Church - 1836 E. Olive Road, Pensacola

Floridatown Baptist Church - 3851 Diamond Street, Milton

Brownsville Assembly of God - 3100 W Desoto Street, Pensacola

Jan Davis Salon - 3637 Hwy 90, Pace FL

Play by the Sea Indoor Play - 8259 Navarre Parkway, Navarre

Hartman Photography - 4373 5th Avenue, Pace

For more information, contact Anica Padgett 665-5754.