MEMPHIS, Tenn. — This Giving Tuesday people can give the gift of warmth to students in need.
On Tuesday, Shelby County Schools hosted its annual Operation Warm Hearts winter clothing drive.
SCS was looking for donations of new coats, hoodies, and jackets for all ages. Other donations needed include new gloves, hats, and scarves.
People could drive up to drop off donations at the Board of Education located at 160 S. Hollywood St.
This is the seventh year that SCS has held Operation Warm Hearts. According to the district, $30,000 worth of donations were collected in 2020. That was an increase from the year prior.
The collected clothing will be distributed to schools and given to students in need.
Operation Warm Hearts began at 7 a.m .and ran until until 6 p.m.
If you couldn't make it in-person, you can still donate money through Cash App. Donations can be sent to "$SupportSCS” FOR - "Warm Hearts".