Fayette County Sheriff launches annual coat drive

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Winter Care Coat Drive, Fayette County Sheriff

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Office of the Fayette County Sheriff is working to ensure that no one in Lexington is cold this winter. Once again, the Office of Sheriff and partnering agencies kicked off the annual citywide coat drive.

“A warm coat represents more than just a possession, it represents hope for someone who in need. We think of this season as joyous, but in truth it is hard for many people in our community. The Office of Sheriff is honored to be the light for anyone who is in need this winter. Together, we can demonstrate that Lexington is a truly caring community that listens and provides for all,” Sheriff Witt said.

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Gregg Robinson, owner of Chase Dry Cleaners, has once again agreed to clean all of the donated coats prior to distribution. “This drive is a huge success each year, and Chase Dry Cleaners is happy to participate again.”

Republic Bank will utilize its five branch locations as drop off sites for coat donations. Todd Ziegler, Central Market President for Republic Bank of Central Kentucky said “Republic Bank proudly supports this worthwhile initiative in helping citizens who are in need. The Coat Drive is inspiring, and we are delighted to partner with them.”

Republic Bank drop off locations are found at:



ANDOVER: 3098 Helmsdale Place

CHEVY CHASE: 641 E. Euclid Avenue

HARRODSBURG ROAD: 2401 Harrodsburg Road

TATES CREEK: 3608 Walden Drive

VINE ST.: 333 W. Vine St. Suite 102

The Office of Sheriff will pick up donations at a citizens request. If you are unable to bring your donated items to a Republic Bank location, call the Office of Sheriff at 859-252-1771 to schedule a pick up time.