Boise Dealerships Aim to Keep Homeless Warm This Winter

December 12th, 2016 by


Larry H. Miller Dealerships announces its 7th annual “Driving for Coats” community coat drive to benefit individuals served by the Boise Rescue Mission. New and gently used coats of all sizes are needed for both adults and children to stay warm during the winter months. Boise Rescue Mission provides shelter to more than 400 homeless individuals and families each night.

“We are giving away a lot of warm coats right now, so this gift is not only a wonderful gesture but is urgently needed,” said Rev. Bill Roscoe, president/CEO, Boise Rescue Mission.

Now through December 17, members of the public may drop off donations at the following locations:

“As the temperature drops, our goal is to help those in need in our community stay warm,” said Chad Bravender, general manager, Larry H. Miller Honda Boise. “We hope to fill several cars full of jackets.”

Boise Rescue Mission provides programs and services aimed at helping to restore dignity, a sense of purpose and hope to the thousands of homeless men, women and children in Ada, Canyon and surrounding counties. Service focus areas include: emergency (food and shelter), addiction recovery through a 12 or 24-month program, veterans ministry program and services concentrated on assisting women and children.