Des Moines' Saint Augustin Council 10558 commenced distribution of Coats for Kids at the Catholic Charities - Diocese of Des Moines Saint Mary's Family Center on Tuesday, 19 November 2014. While fund raising continues, the Council has supplied Saint Mary's with 216 new coats for needy boys and girls who look to Saint Mary's for assistance.
Coats for Kids is an annual program for the Knights of Columbus. During the past three years, Council 10558 has distributed over 400 coats through the program.
Shown (l to r) displaying three of the coats are GK Paul M. Martin, FS Greg Annexstad and PGK Don Hauser along with Saint Mary's Family Center Site Coordinator Bernadette Egger.