Firefighter 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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Promotion & Fundraising Materials

Spread awareness and promote your program to increase funding opportunities!

Online Fundraising Made Easy

Get tips and tricks on how to get more online donations in a fraction of the time.


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


Coat Event Press Release Template

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


Fundraising Flyer Template

Modify our fundraising flyer for your local to share locally and drive more online donations!


"I Donated" Coat Cut-outs

Local businesses fundraising on your behalf? Offer them "I Donated" coat cut-outs for patrons to sign.


Facebook Tips & Tricks

Need help setting up your Local's Facebook page or promoting your program on social media?

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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 (available in English and Spanish).


Tax & Financial Documents

Operation Warm is a nationally recognized non-profit organization and registered 501(c)(3).  We are proud to announce that 95% 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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