Coats for Kids


The Junior League of Austin (JLA) held the 37th annual Coats for Kids Distribution Nov. 30 – Dec. 9, 2023. Together, with our long-standing partners—Jack Brown Cleaners, iHeartRadio, and KVUE—The Junior League of Austin will provided 30,963 warm winter coats to Central Texas children in need.

The Junior League of Austin, its partners, and the community at large have an impressive and beautiful history of bringing warmth to the children and families in our community. 

2023 Coats for Kids by the numbers:

  • 30,963 coats donated and distributed
  • 51 committee members and 15 sub-committees
  • 1,805 community volunteers donated 5,415 hours
  • 220 organizations participated in the Coat Drive Competition and collected 10,025 coats
  • 14,100 Dental kids donated by St. David’s Foundation were distributed with coats
  • 14,179 coats were distributed to 185 schools throughout the Austin Area
    • 17 Del Valle ISD schools
    • 104 Austin ISD schools
    • 35 Pflugerville ISD schools
    • 29 Charter schools
  • 78 Community organizations received 16,784 coats for their program participants

Since its beginning 37 years ago, CFK has collected and distributed 1,035,135 coats.


Jack Brown Cleaners


iHeartRadio and 98.1 KVET


The Harry E. and Eda L. Montandon Charitable Trust

Initiate Government Solutions, LLC

Gail Drees

The Lola Wright Foundation

Kelly Dulin

The Swinerton Foundation

Robert and Shirley Huston

Inspired Closets

Mike and Cathy Godfrey

Cresa Cares Inc.

Cadence McShane Construction Company

Knights of Columbus 8156

Emily & Rian Butler

Carlson, Brigance & Doering, Inc.

Jackson Hamilton

J.D Sheet Metal & Roofing

Buddy Schilling


Sandra Shaw Heinrichs

Xperience Giving

Kimley – Horn Foundation (PNC Institutional Asset management)

Sophia Vick

Fastsigns of Austin

Linda May

St. David’s Foundation

Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages

Little Guys Movers

Siete Foods

Thank you to every individual donor who dropped off coats at Jack Brown Cleaners or shopped from our Amazon Wishlist. 

Every $20 buys a new coat!


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Coat Registry Here


In need of a coat? 

Please reach out to any of the community partners listed below beginning the week of December 11, 2023.

For families with students in the following school districts:

  • Austin ISD – Contact School Counselor
  • Bastrop ISD – Contact The Family Resource Center
  • Taylor ISD – Contact Family Support Services Office

All other community members, community partners can be found below. To find the nearest location to you, please click here for map view.

Organization Name Address City Zip Phone Number Website
East Austin Neighborhood Center 211 Comal Austin 78702 512.922.5338
Alma Brewer Strawn Elementary LISD 9000 FM 1854 Dale 78616 512.398.0630
Manor Elementary Early Learning Center 12904 Greg Manor Rd Manor 78653 737.999.2429
Taylor S.S.D. FAMILY SUPPORT 3101 N Main Taylor 76574 512.352.3910
Portfolio Resident Services 3701 Kirby Drive Suite 860 Houston 77098 713.808.1988
Bastrop ISD 906 Farm St Bastrop 78602 512.772.7151
Child Inc Head Start 818 East 53rd Street Austin 78751 512.451.7361
Agape Food Pantry 1616 Granger Rd Taylor 76574 361.658.2318
Communities In School of the Heart of Texas 1001 Washington ave waco tx Waco 76707 787.671.9543
Austin Public Health- Montopolis Community Center 1200 Montopolis Dr, austin texas Austin 78741 210.535.6625
City of Austin 2800 Webberville Rd Austin 78702 512.497.7702
St. John Community Center – Austin Public Health 7500 Blessing Ave Austin 78752 512.972.5159
SAFE Alliance 1515 Grove Blvd Austin 78741 512.267.7233
Community Action Inc 215 S Reimer Ave #130 San Marcos 78666 512.214.4597
Iglesia el Shaddai rr 15806 windermere dr #a100 pfugerville 78660 512.284.4976
The Salvation Army Austin 4700 Manor Rd. Austin 78723 512.634.5937
Youth and Family Alliance dba LifeWorks 3700 S 1st St Austin 78704 512.735.2400
Iglesia de Cristo 8139 Exchange Dr Austin 78754 512.707.1007
South Austin Neighborhood Center 2508 Durwood Austin 78704 512.972.6840
Lighthouse Myanmar Mission Church 13610 Letti Ln Pflugerville 78660 512.351.0277
Kerby’s Clothing Ministry 1507 Merrell Cove Round Rock 78664 512.797.0539
Jail to Jobs 309 E Powell Ln Austin 78753 737.234.5627
Rebels for Humanity P.O. Box 517 Buda 78610 512.689.3887
In the Streets Hands Up High Ministries 987 N SH 95 Bastrop 78602 512.317.7503
JEUDS 1900 Walnut Street #1310 Bastrop 78602 512.466.0679
City of Austin / Blackland Neighborhood Center 2005 Salina St. Austin 78722 512.972.4117