You can help residents stay warm this winter

Contributions by Lassen County residents can keep local residents warm this winter.

Johnstonville School’s annual “Share the Warmth” coat drive — a partnership between all schools within Lassen County — officially began Wednesday, Nov. 4.The donation period continues thorough Nov. 18.

According to a statement from the organizers, “Residents wishing to drop off new or gently used coats, jackets, hats, scarves, gloves and/or blankets for all ages can drop the items off at any school in Lassen County or the Lassen County Office of Education. In addition, each of these sites will accept cash donations.

“Thanks for sharing and giving the gift of comfort and warmth to those less fortunate this holiday season.”

Fore more information, call Scott Smith at 257-2471 during daytime hours or email ssmith@johnstonville.org.