Casino collects winter clothes

From now until Nov. 7, bring in your excess warm clothes to either Lake City Casino or Vernon Hyundai

Lake City Casino in Vernon has joined together with several local businesses to collect warm winter wear for the Upper Mission.

From now until Nov. 7, bring in your excess coats, mitts, gloves, scarfs, boots for adults or children (clean and in good repair) to either Lake City Casino or Vernon Hyundai and you will receive a ballot to enter to win a prize package valued at $500.

“Lake City Casino is very proud to be able to help this local organization. We encourage our customers, staff and community neighbor to give what you can to help create a warm winter for those in need,” said Ryan Doherty, general manager at Lake City Casinos.

The Coats for the Cold campaign is the result of Match Eatery and Public House manager Frankie Wruth seeing a need and wanting to be a part of the solution.

Wruth and the Lake City team have partnered with Vernon Hyundai and Eco Clean, which is going to launder all of the garments received before they are distributed.

The Upper Room Mission has been feeding Vernon’s hungry since 1980.

Today, over the course of breakfast, lunch and dinner from Monday to Friday, the mission serves more than 300 meals.

Among the clients are the disabled, the homeless, low-income families and seniors.

“We provide a warm, safe environment for people to come in from the cold, enjoy a hot meal, and have their basic needs met in a respectful, welcoming manner,” said Lisa Anderson, the Mission’s director of resource development

Lake City Casino is located at 4900 Anderson Way.

 

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