Coat Program Resources

Tools for Selecting Children You'll Serve

Access the tools below to help you determine which children in your community will benefit the most from a new coat. provides a comprehensive comparison of each elementary school in your community. Any child qualifying for the Free or Reduced Lunch program is eligible to receive a new coat.

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Head Start Locator

Head Start programs are dedicated to providing early childhood education to low-income children - all children qualify. Find your local Head Start Program here:

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Coat Program Toolkit

Kicking off your Operation Warm coat program? Download our toolkit guide on how to manage your coat program.

Not yet a partner? Sign-up here.

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Program & Fundraising Materials

Everything you need to successfully give new coats to kids!

Start Your Coat Program

Ready to get started helping children in your community receive new coats?


Fundraising Event Ideas

Host an event, raffle, tournament, race, etc. to increase potential donation opportunities.


Fundraising Letter Template

A simple, heart-felt letter goes a long way to help reach your fundraising goal.


Online Fundraising Made Easy

Learn how the power of online fundraising can help you receive more donations in less time.


Fundraising Email Template

Use our email template to send to family & friends to reach your fundraising goal in no time!


Operation Warm Presentation

Presenting your coat program to potential donors, volunteers or businesses? Share Operation Warm's story.


Coat Event Press Release Template

Increase awareness and garner recognition of your program by using this template to contact local news outlets.


"I Donated" Coat Cut-outs

Are you or a local business holding a fundraising event? Offer them "I Donated" coat cut-outs for patrons to sign.


Operation Warm Program Flyer

Need a flyer to share your Operation Warm campaign with others? Download our program template.


Coat Sizing Letter to Parents

Use our letter template to request coat sizes from parents of your beneficiary.


Serving over 200 children?

No need to collect coat sizes for each child, use this spreadsheet instead!


Coat Sizing Reference Guide

Our coat sizing in inches along with form to keep track of each child's coat size.


Coat Order Generator

Convert your order from number of individual coats needed to number of boxes needed.


Submit Your Coat Order


Facebook Tips & Tricks

Need help promoting your organization & coat program on social media? Download our social media best practices guide!


Operation Warm Logo

Our hi-res logo for you to use as recognition of your Operation Warm program.


Photo Waiver

If you're taking photos of children, ask schools to have parents sign this waiver for permission to use their photo.


Rotary Partner Resources

Operation Warm Presentation for Rotary

Presenting your potential coat program to your Rotary club? Share Operation Warm's story.


Rotary Fundraising Press Release

Download, edit and share with local media to promote your club's fundraising efforts.


Pay-It-Forward Postcard

Download, edit and print. A great way to remind your coat recipients' to give and receive.


Order Coats

Is your fundraising complete? Have you received your coat sizes? Order your coats quickly and easily with our online request form.

Order Coats

Tax & Financial Documents

Operation Warm is a nationally recognized non-profit organization and registered 501(c)(3).  We are proud to announce that 96% of all funds go directly to our mission! Often, for tax exemption purposes, donors will request the Operation Warm Tax ID number, which is: 38-3663310. Corporate sponsors and larger donations may require our W9 or proof of our 501(c)(3) status.

Click here to download our filings and financials.

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