The Gainesville Woman’s Club has partnered with Stein Mart and local schools to provide winter coats to children whose families cannot afford them. During the drive, which lasts until December 19th, people can drop off new or gently-used coats during normal Stein Mart business hours, and the club will make sure the coats are delivered to select schools for distribution. WUFT-TV’s Gillian Finklea reports.
The Lake City community is working to help a family of eight that lost their home in a fire last week. Donations so far include mattresses, shoes, toothbrushes and sports equipment for the kids, and a GoFundMe has been set up to raise money toward a down payment on a new house.