On November 18, 202 coats were distributed to children in the East Moline, Silvis and Carbon Cliff elementary schools. Coats for Kids chairman, Roger Dolleslager, contacted six school administrators to help identify children in need of a warm coat. This is the sixth year for the Coats for Kids program and over 1000 coats have been distributed since the inception of the program. Thanks to the planning committee and the following businesses and individuals who made this possible:
Coats for Kids Planning Committee:  Roger Dollesager, Carrel Sagon, Megan Petersen and Larry, Deb & Ali Toppert