Florida State Council

Knights of Columbus

Coats for Kids

BIs your council planning to do a Coats for Kids program this year? You can provide warmth for deserving children during cold winter months. To help beginning to plan for a successful Coats for Kids program in 2018-2019, please see the information below.
The below table lists the prices and quantities for each style of coat provided through the Supreme Council. The Qualifications column lists the number of cases your council must distribute in order to satisfy program requirements and have your work counted towards two credits in the Community section of the Columbian Award. As noted in the Faith In Action Guidebook:

Style

Quantity of Coats (Prepack)

Qualifications

Total (Per Case)

Youth Prepack

12

6 Cases

$215.90

Small Prepack

12

6 Cases

$215.90

Teen Prepack

12

4 Cases

$283.90

Light Weight Prepack

24

4 Cases

$319.70

All councils are welcome to participate in this important program. Coats are available through www.knightsgear.com. These prices do not include the cost of shipping. Shipping will be no more than $20.00 per case.

Please do not submit orders to the Department of Fraternal Mission. Orders must be submitted through www.knightsgear.com, Orders received by Fraternal Mission will be returned.

At the conclusion of the program your council must submit the Coats for Kids Report Form (#10675) to fraternalmission@kofc.org, to receive credit towards the Columbian Award.

If you have any questions or concerns, or more information on how to implement the program, please email fraternalmission@kofc.org or visitwww.kofc.org/coats

As always, thank you for all of the work that you and your council do, especially your efforts through the Coats for Kids program, ensuring that children in your community stay warm this winter.

Fraternally,

Jason Porrello
Program Manager, Community Initiatives
Knights of Columbus