Downers Grove collects coats for charity

DOWNERS GROVE – – The Village of Downers Grove is collecting gently used coats and winter accessories for all ages through Jan. 13.

Drop boxes are located in the lobbies of Village Hall, 801 Burlington Ave., the Police Station, 825 Burlington Ave., and Public Works, 5101 Walnut Ave.

All items collected will be donated to Sharing Connections to benefit those in need in the community.

The coat drive is organized by the VOICE Committee, a voluntary group of village employees with the goal of supporting humanitarian efforts in the organization and the Downers Grove community.