Wake Electric Coat Drive


Wake Electric Coat Drive

Cool winter weather is around the corner and it’s about time to pull your coats and mittens out of storage. While you’re taking stock of your winter weather gear, consider donating any clean coats, hats, scarves and gloves that you no longer need to the Wake Electric coat drive!

Wake Electric will be collecting clean coats, hats, scarves and gloves at our Wake Forest and Youngsville offices from Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 through Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. These winter clothing donations will kick start the new Wake Electric Giving Fence.

The Giving Fence

The Giving Fence is a community initiative sponsored by Wake Electric. Starting in the winter months, the Wake Electric office in Wake Forest will have an outdoor Giving Fence where winter clothing will be made available to the community.

Individuals are encouraged to take any items they need and/or donate any clean coats, hats, scarves or gloves by pinning the items to the Giving Fence. All items on the Giving Fence will be free and we appreciate your help in keeping the fence tidy. By working together, the Giving Fence will support our community by ensuring all are kept warm during the cold months ahead.

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