The Sandstorm

Coat Drive

Back to Article
Back to Article

Coat Drive

Zoey Shepherd, Writer

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






AHS has thrown an annual Coat Drive for many years now that has encouraged students to participate. By donating a coat, teens have the ability to help out in such a significant way. These coats will keep many children warm over the upcoming winter.

This year, the school managed to raise approximately 120 coats from many generous students and faculty that wanted to help. Without these donations many kids would be unable to receive the coats they desperately need. With the assistance of Amanda Sheetz, one of the schools AP English teachers, helping out in a major way was made possible. Anything from jackets, hoodies and sweaters were accepted and sent off to Faith City Mission and Salvation Army. Keeping kids warm was the main goal of this coat drive. With parents struggling with money and stressing about how to keep their children snug can be a major concern. With one generous donation, students can be helping not only a child in need, but also a struggling parent.

“The coat drive is a great way to give less fortunate kids warm clothing for when it starts to get cold outside,” junior Toby Kirkpatrick said.

Most students can see the importance in this small act of kindness. Not everyone is fortunate enough to have necessities for the upcoming winter, so with the help from students at AHS, kids can have a healthy and happy winter.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
About the Writer
Zoey Shepherd, Writer

My name is Zoey Shepherd and I'm a first year staffer. I'm in wrestling and I love Grey's Anatomy.

Navigate Left
  • Coat Drive

    News

    Senior Reminders

  • Coat Drive

    News

    Terrell named Finalist for District Teacher of the Year

  • Coat Drive

    Arts & Entertainment

    Band is the Greatest of the Southwest

  • News

    Alumni Named Time Magazine’s Influential People

  • News

    Tennis Pair Qualifies for State

  • Coat Drive

    News

    Track Takes Area Championship

  • Coat Drive

    News

    Two Inducted into Sandie Hall of Fame

  • Coat Drive

    News

    Prom Closet Opens on Saturday

  • News

    Boys Wrestling Goes to State

  • Coat Drive

    News

    Boys and Girls Relays

Navigate Right
The student news site of Amarillo High School
Coat Drive