2012 BND sites

The 16th Annual Buy Nothing Day Winter Coat Exchange

Friday November 23, 2012

If you have a coat to give, please drop it off.
 If you need a coat, please pick one up.

Rhode Island sites and their specific activities and times

 Providence  State House Lawn  brick patio across from the mall

Collection and give away   November 23 10 AM to 2 PM

Rain location  Gloria Dei Lutheran Church  15 Hayes Street  Providence

Contacts Greg Gerritt: 331-0529; gerritt@mindspring.com;

Phil Edmonds: 461-3683; philwhistle@gmail.com

Pawtucket –  175 Main St   Blackstone Valley Visitors Center

Coats accepted at the visitors center and many other locations in Pawtucket  all through November during business hours.

Collection at November Winters Farmers Markets Wednesday evening and Saturday morning at Hope Artiste Village

Coats given away Friday  Nov. 23  10AM  -2PM

Contact  Arthur Pitt 724-8915; kingarthur02940@yahoo.com   http://www.neighborhoodlink.com/NAP-_Neighborhood_Alliance_of_Pawtucket/home

Newport – St Paul’s Church United Methodist Church

12 West Marlborough St.

Coats collected and given away Friday November 23 10 AM to Noon  Coats Collected Sunday mornings  in November at the church.

Contact Maggie Bulmer 849-3537.

Wakefield St. Francis Church, 114 High Street,
Coats collected and given away 10AM to Noon

Contact Tom Abbott 364-0778

East Providence  Breed Hall  610 Waterman Ave

(EP Senior Center Complex)  Coats collected and given away Friday November 23  9 Am to 1 PM  Coats collected throughout November at various locations in East Providence and Seekonk including the Newman YMCA.

Contact  David or Lisa Spencer  401-965-9099    Dspencer@atlanticpaper.com

Bristol Elks Lodge  1 Constitution St

Coats Collected throughout November  Coats given away Friday November 23  10 AM – 2 PM

Contact Connie Ganley  mcganley@comcast.net  508-837-0467

 YMCA of Greater Providence

2012 Winter Coat Exchange Drop-Off/Pick-Up Sites

 Drop-Off Collection    November 1 – 22

Pick Up     November 23              10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 Cranston YMCA           Kent County YMCA

1225 Park Avenue           900 Centerville Road

Cranston, RI 02910        Warwick RI 02886

401-943-0444                 401-828-0130


West Bay Family YMCA

7540 Post Road

North Kingstown RI 02852



Drop Off coats at the Y November 1 – 22 to be distributed at other sites on November 23

East Side/Mt Hope YMCA                   YMCA of Greater Providence Association Office              Providence Youth Services

438 Hope Street                                  371 Pine Street

Providence, RI 02906                            Providence, RI 02903

401-521-0155                                     401-456-0604

Newman YMCA                                 South County YMCA

472 Taunton Avenue                             165 Broad Rock Rd

Seekonk, MA 02771                              Peace Dale RI 02883

508-336-7103                                         401-783- 3900




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