Auto Dealers Caring for Kids Foundation to donate 53,000 coats to kids in need

EAST NORRITON, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — Auto dealerships across the Philadelphia region are once again stepping up to make sure kids have coats to stay warm ahead of the winter season.

On Monday, thousands of coats filled the parking lot of the Auto Dealers Caring For Kids Foundation.

“There’s nothing like putting a brand new winter coat on a kid and they look at you and they say, ‘Hey is this mine?’ And you say, ‘Yeah you can keep that,'” said Kevin Mazzucola, the executive director of the foundation, which raises money all year long with big events like the Philadelphia Auto Show to fund its “Drive Away the Cold” campaign.

This is the 13th year for the campaign, which had to adjust things like its distribution because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The pandemic has been horrible but it has also brought the best in a lot of people to help

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