The Trinity Council 5th Annual Coats for Kids set another record. This year the council distributed a record number of 540 new boys and girls winter coats; in 2018 the council distributed 468 coats. The coats were distributed to twenty-three schools, churches and service organizations, an increase of five groups. Since the program started in 2015, the council has distributed 1,392 coats in five years.
Bob Ellis, chairman, noted “The program could not have been successful without the financial support of Our Lady of the Assumption, Social Action Committee, Ladies Guild, Trinity Council, A-1 Toyota, Cohen & Thomas (Derby), Commercial Furniture Service Corporation (Hamden), DiGennaro Service (Bethany), Group Insurance Associates (Woodbridge), Iovanne Funeral Home (New Haven), Lupinski Funeral Home (New Haven); Monahan Cox Smith & Crimmins Funeral Home (New Haven), PEZ Candy, Inc., Project Service, LLC (New Haven) and Vietnam Vets of America Quinnipiac Chapter 484 (East Haven).”
The council meets on the third Tuesday of each month at Our Lady of the Assumption Church on Center Road in Woodbridge. For information about Trinity Council, you may call 203-242-0076.