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Winter Coats: Winter and Clothing

winter coats: Kathleen Nicoll, the organization's clothing program co-ordinator, says amid declining temperatures upwards of 150 people come in looking for a winter jacket every day, according to CBC. But with only about 30 coats lining the racks at this time of year, she says there is not enough supply to meet demand. The charity New Circles, which focuses primarily on gently-used clothing with its service called GLOW Gently Loved Outfits to Wear is in desperate need of winter coats, toques and mittens. We unfortunately have to let some clients leave without having a winter coat, said Nicoll, GLOW is asking Torontonians to hold winter clothing drives to help collect desperately needed winter jackets for refugees. This is a very new adjustment to them, in addition to everything else that's going through their lives, he said. CBC Alykhan Suleman, executive director of New Circles, explains most families who come into their North York location are refugees and many have never experienced a harsh Canadian winter, not to mention snow. ( As reported in the news.