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AUSTIN, Minn. - The weather maybe warm right now.
But, in a couple of months that will change.
And an organization is hoping to help kids be ready in southern Minnesota.
The United Way of Mower County has kicked off its community outerwear drive for kids.
They will collect gently used coats, gloves, hats, boots and other outerwear for children.
Organizers say since they started the drive in 2006 they've seen the need climb every year.
"Need for something like this is not going down,” Executive Director Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt said. “We’re seeing this, last year was a record number of requests for coats and so we anticipate that it will be another big year.”
She says they will take sizes for kids from birth to 12th grade.
If you want to donate, you can drop items off at the United Way of Mower County or the Austin YMCA.
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