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Cougars announce winter coat and boot drive to begin Monday

New or gently used coats and boots will be donated to local shelters

The Cougars kick off their annual Winter Coat Drive, which includes boots this year, on Dec. 2.
The Cougars kick off their annual Winter Coat Drive, which includes boots this year, on Dec. 2.

GENEVA – The Kane County Cougars are kicking off their annual Winter Coat Drive on Monday. New for this season, the Cougars will also be collecting donations of winter boots.

Fans are welcome to stop by the Cougars front office at Northwestern Medicine Field, 34W002 Cherry Lane, Geneva, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Donations of new or gently-used winter coats and boots for infants, children and adults are encouraged, according to a news release from the Cougars.

Fans will receive one undated reserved seat ticket voucher valid for a 2020 regular season Cougars game with each donated item. There is a maximum of 10 complimentary ticket vouchers per fan.

In partnership with the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans and Mutual Ground, all coats and boots will be donated to local individuals and their families in need of cold-weather outerwear this winter, the release stated.

The deadline to donate for this year’s Winter Coat and Boot Drive is Dec. 13 at 4 p.m. For more information, contact the Cougars front office at 630-232-8811.

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