Donations needed for Lexington coat drive for kids

Photo from Devin Carama's Facebook page

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington hip hop artist and activist Devine Carama is asking for donations for his annual coat drive.

He says this year he has over 2,000 requests for coats in Eastern and Central Kentucky.

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In previous years, Carama says he has garnered attention for the cause with a marathon outdoor performance in the cold and by walking from Lexington to Morehead.

Carama says coat donations can be dropped off to:

501 W. 6th Street
Suite 250
Lexington, KY

For more information, visit his Facebook page.

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