Coat Drive deemed a success

Debra Buchanan, of the Horsepasture District (left to right), is pictured with Doogie Wade and Debra Wade, both of the Matthew Wayne Wade Foundation; Avery Mills, owner of One Hour Martinizing; Tanya Martin and Brad Hughes, also bot of the Matthew Wayne Wade Foundation.

The 24th annual Coat Drive for Kids, a project spearheaded by Debra Parsons Buchanan, was deemed a success, according to organizers.

Buchanan and partners that include Avery Mills, owner of One Hour Martinizing, The Salvation Army and, team up to hold the annual event.

Avery donates his time and resources to clean the donated coats.

The Matthew Wayne Wade Foundation made its annual donation to the 2020 “Coats for Kids” drive last week. The drive is led by Debra Buchanan, vice chairman of the Henry County Board of Supervisors, in association with Avery Mills, Owner of One Hour Martinizing. 

The MWW Foundation thanked those who donated to and supported the Coats for Kids Drive this year. The foundation is a non-profit organization founded in the memory of Matthew Wayne Wade. It has participated in the Coats for Kids drive since 2013.

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