WORCESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS WELCOME Coats for Kids
WORCESTER PRINCIPALS’ and ASSOCIATION
To provide new warm outerwear to Worcester children in need to foster comfort and confidence in an effort to increase attendance and participation in school.
…to provide new winter outerwear to children in need throughout the district which includes 48 schools, the Worcester Head Start Program, the Worcester Family Partnership Program and several area homeless shelters. Almost 3, 000 winter coats, hats, mittens and/or sweatshirts are distributed to infants through high school students annually.
to those who have contributed in making tonight a success! ~and~ Catering Service
The WPS Coats for Kids Program has been successful because of the many businesses and individuals who have joined our efforts and generously contributed monetary donations or provided items for our fundraiser.
Eric Monroe & Ivonne Perez Anna Griffin Beth Mc. Dermott Christine Bisceglia Christine Scully
Dave Peterson General Manager, Worcester Bravehearts Baseball Deanna Paldino Dianna Biancheria Ecotarium CC Lowell
Fay Brothers Funeral Home Gloria Poti Guertin Graphics Health & Physical Education Department WPS Horas Mann
James Paldino Worcester Historical Museum Jennifer Brunelle Joanne Zannotti Sharon Leary Janet Mathieu
Louise Clarke Mary Needham Mass Liquors Judy Niddrie Paul Melo Worcester Technical High School
Jawad Yatim, President Hassan Yatim, COO Mick Moninghoff, PR Director Tim Parker, Director of Tickets Arthur Pirates Brian Andrukonis Kaleb Johnson Steven Sabia
Principals' Association Paul Harris & TRAX WEDF V Spa
Angela Wendorf, Steely Ang #85 April Reigns Rayhem Thighlander Weird Al
The following are holding Coat Drives, shopping for individual children, knitting hats and mittens, making monetary donations or ‘bagging’ and distributing coats !
Assumption College Grimes & Company, Inc. Worcester Court House Hanover Insurance Group Holden Knitting Group Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership Mass. MEP
Spring Street School, Shrewsbury Teamsters Union Local 170 WPI TJX John & Mary Goulet Angela Orange Ester Armstrong
UMass Medical School Community & Governmental Relations Dept. of Family Medicine & Community Health UMass Memorial Medical Center Ambulatory Psychiatry Service
$2, 500 donation from the EMPLOYEES at Holding 9 Coat Drives throughout the city! $2, 500 anonymous donation
VOLUNTEERS Making it all happen! Mark Clemente John Monfredo Tony Economous Judy Niddrie Peggy O’Connor Joe Vecchio
WPS Coats for Kids Elizabeth Vecchio Program Coordinator Dr. Susan O’Neil Deputy Superintendent of Schools Louise Clarke Executive Director, WEDF
Ivonne Perez Principal, Chandler Magnet School Luke Robert, Principal, May Street School Michelle Wilson Principal, Midland Street School Michael Lyons Judith Niddrie Christine Scully Deanna Paldino John Trainor