Media Advisory: The Salvation Army and The MolinaCares Accord to Distribute Winter Coats

Dec 14, 2021

WHAT: The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit is partnering with The MolinaCares Accord to provide 2,000 winter coats to children and adults in need. Coats, ranging in sizes from 12 months to 5X, will be distributed via drive-through while supplies last. A limited number of adult coats will available.

During the event, The Salvation Army Bed & Bread truck will be on-site to provide hot chocolate. Santa and his elves will also deliver candy bags and holiday cheer to those attending.

Pre-registration is not required and coats will be handed out on a first come, first serve basis until supplies run out.

WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 18
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (or until supplies run out)

WHERE: The Salvation Army Conner Creek Corps Community Center                 
3000 Conner Street
Detroit, MI 48214

WHO: Heidi McGlinnen, Associate Vice President, Community Engagement for Molina Healthcare, and Lt. Pam Boateng of The Salvation Army Conner Creek Corps Community Center will be on-site and available for interviews.

HISTORY: Founded by William and Catherine Booth in London, England in 1865, The Salvation Army is a faith-based, non-profit organization dedicated to serving people in need without discrimination. This past year, The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit was involved in providing 2,446,588 meals and 382,681 nights of shelter for the homeless. The Salvation Army uses $.86 of every dollar raised to provide direct services to people in need each and every day of the year. For more information about The Salvation Army, please call 877-SAL-MICH, or visit us at




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