Coats for Kids – Volunteer

Coats for Kids is a success due to the tremendous support received by the community year after year. Approximately 2,200 volunteers work together to sort, hang and distribute the thousands of winter coats donated for Distribution Day.




Help prepare donated coats for distribution to children!

    • Sorting Week is December 3-6, 2019.
    • Do you have a child that would like to volunteer?  Youth Sorting Night will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. where children ages 8 and older, accompanied by a parent, will help sort and prepare coats.
    • Except for Youth Sorting Night, all Sorting Week volunteers MUST be at least 15 years old and must be accompanied by an adult if 15, 16, or 17 years old.
    • Sign up to volunteer during Sorting Week!
    • Location: Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas, 78704



Help distribute warm coats to children!

    • Distribution Day is Saturday, December 7, 2019.
    • Volunteers MUST be 18 years of age or older
    • Sign up to volunteer on Distribution Day!
    • Location: Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78704



    • Organize a coat drive at your neighborhood school, place of business, community organization or place of worship. 
    • Click here to get started on a coat drive!  (Coat Drive registration begins October 2019.)

For more information, please contact The Junior League of Austin Coats for Kids office at (512) 467-8982 or via email at