26,000 DPS Elementary School Children Get a Hand in Fighting Winter Cold from Mittens for Detroit and FCA US

by | Dec 9, 2015 | Press

Mitten Drop Aims to Keep Children Safe and Warm

With temperatures continuing to drop, exposure to the cold can cause serious or life-threatening health problems for young children — many of whom must walk several blocks to school.

In an effort to help children stay safe and warm this winter, Mittens for Detroit (MFD), a charity that’s known for warming hearts, two hands at a time, and automaker FCA US LLC will kick off a “mitten drop” December 9 at Dossin Elementary-Middle School. Ultimately, the partnership will provide a new pair of mittens or gloves to more than 26,000 Detroit Public School elementary students.

“From our heads and hearts to our hands, FCA US employees are driven to serve as pillars of our communities,” Brian Harlow, Vice President-Manufacturing, FCA US LLC said. “The generosity of our employees runs deep and through our continued partnership with Mittens for Detroit, we are committed to providing not only warmth, but dignity and respect for those needing a hand up, especially children.”

See the full article here: https://www.3blmedia.com/news/26000-dps-elementary-school-children-get-hand-fighting-winter-cold-mittens-detroit-and-fca-us

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