All across America there are families struggling to meet their basic needs. By donating money for NEW winter coats, you help relieve the burden of poverty and bring the gift happiness and warmth to children in need. To date, Operation Warm has given new winter coats to over 1.4 MILLION children throughout America. A brand new Operation Warm coat gives a child newfound freedom and confidence to play more, learn more, and do more. In tandem with our primary mission, we launched our Made in the USA program in 2013, and now 20% of our coats are Made in America. These coats not only bring warmth and joy to impoverished children; they also create new American jobs. We invite you to become our partner, a hero in your community, and help us ensure that all children feel warm, healthy and valued.
Operation Warm and UNICEF are working together, and on a very short timeline, to raise the money required to ship thousands of warm winter coats to Syrian refugee camps where children struggle to survive. Over 5.5. million children have had their lives turned upside down and well over 1 million now live in refugee camps. We are asking for your support in providing warm winter coats in time for this winter.Learn More
West Chester, PA – On Saturday, September 6th, Nikolas Toocheck became the youngest person in the world, (according to available records) to complete a marathon on all 7 continents with his final run in Asia. True to his word, 11-year-old Nikolas Toocheck ran all seven continents to raise money and awareness for Operation Warm in his campaign “Running the World for Children,” and he did it in less than two years. Operation Warm is a national non-profit founded by Nikolas’s grandfather in 1998 which has provided over 1.4 million brand new winter coats to impoverished children living in the United States.Learn More
Providing the gift of warmth to children in each community they protect, Firefighters have become the heroes on the front lines of Operation Warm’s mission. The firefighters of IAFF Local 474 learned first hand life's lesson that the more you give the more you get.
Operation Warm provides new winter coats to American children living in need. We help kids nationwide stay warm & healthy, attend school and develop stronger self-esteem.