The Salvation Army is once again sponsoring the annual “Coats of Many Colors” coat drive

The group is collecting gently used and clean winter coats, sizes infant to adult. There is a special need for children’s sizes. Coats must have workable snaps, zippers and buttons. The group also is asking for snow boots of all sizes.

The coat drive runs through Oct. 21. Coats may be dropped off at Portage Public Library Children's Department, Portage churches, Portage Cleaners or the Portage Police Department.

Coats will be distributed from 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 27 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28 at Building No. 8 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds, Superior Street entrance, Portage. 

For more information, call Nancy Schaper at 742-7242.