Scranton Starts Coat Drive

Nov 4, 2009

        Members of The University of Scranton's Alpha Lambda Delta (The National Honor Society of Freshmen) and volunteers from the university's Community Outreach Office, gather to prepare for a coat drive they are running in November. The students are collecting new or gently used coats which will distributed this winter to those in need by the United Neighborhood Center and the Leahy Clinic at The University of Scranton. From left are, Mary Ellen Pichiarello, Scranton's Alpha Lambda Delta staff adviser, and University of Scranton sophomores, Michael Wiencek, Fleetwood; Jocilyn Budda, Freeland; and Amber Cheesman, Freeland, and freshman, Lauren DelleDonne, Colts Neck, N.J. Those wishing to donate new or gently used coats may do so by using one of the drop-off boxes located in the university's DeNaples Center. For additional information, contact Ms. Pichiarello at 941-4039 or at

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