Fire Fighters for Operation Warm Jump-Start Fall Fundraising with July 4th Campaign


For a limited time, your donation will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $20,000

Chadds Ford, PA Operation Warm, a national nonprofit that creates brand new,  high-quality coats and gifts them to children in need, has launched the fourth annual Coats for Kids 4th of July Fundraiser with plans to match donations up to $20,000.

Since 2012, hundreds of fire departments across the country have banded together to protect children in need in their communities from the harsh winter weather with the gift of brand new coats.

For the fourth year in a row, Operation Warm is dedicating its July 4th campaign to help Fire Fighters for Operation Warm reach more children in need of a brand new winter coat. The annual campaign is an easy fundraising opportunity for fire fighters to kick-start their fundraising efforts. While it may be hot out now, our fire fighters are hard at work fundraising to give brand new coats to kids this coming fall.

All individual online donations made to fire fighters during this campaign will be matched, dollar-for-dollar, up to $20,000. This effectively doubles your donation and doubles the number of new coats Operation Warm can provide. Give $60, and you are actually giving $120, and so on. 100% of donations from this campaign will help Fire Fighters for Operation Warm expand their reach and help more kids in need.

“Operation Warm is just one way fire fighters across the country are going beyond the call of duty to better the places where they live and serve,” says Laura Wisneski, Operation Warm Associate Director, Community Programs. “We are dedicating this July 4th fundraiser to fire fighters, not only to help them fundraise, but to recognize them as the true American heroes they are.”

Last year, Operation Warm’s July 4th campaign raised nearly $25,000.

To learn more about supporting children in need through Operation Warm’s July 4th campaign, visit

About Operation Warm: Operation Warm is a national nonprofit that creates brand new, high-quality coats for children in need. Every child, regardless of their economic situation, deserves a brand new coat. We partner with compassionate individuals and organizations across North America to give a gift of warmth, confidence and hope to children in need. Operation Warm believes a brand new coat is more than a coat, promoting self-esteem, school attendance and outdoor play.

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