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Thornton Township gives away 400 coats

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Thornton Township held a Winter Coat Giveaway on February 2, providing more than 400 new coats for residents of Thornton Township. (Photo: Nate Field Jr.)
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Volunteers helped sort inventory and match coats to people. (Photo: Nate Field Jr.)
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This was the first large-scale coat giveaway organized by Thornton Township, so Communications Director Ernst Lamothe fielded questions from Chicago media about the event. (Photo: Nate Field Jr.)

 

Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.