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MPS mitten drive runs November 19 to January 11

Waiting at bus stops and walking to school can be cold during Wisconsin winters, so MPS is working to keep students warm by launching its annual mitten tree drive. New mittens, gloves, caps, scarves, and socks, along with long underwear, leggings, and thermal wear, will be collected from November 19 to January 11. Warm winter clothing can be dropped off at MPS Central Services or select TCF bank locations listed below.

Handmade and purchased items are welcome. Mittens and other winter items are needed for boys and girls of all grade levels, from three-year-olds through teens.

Last year, thanks to our generous partners and community donors, more than 3,000 items were collected that kept students warm all winter long. Help us break last year’s record and donate soon!

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  • 12850 W. Bluemound Rd., Elm Grove
  • 4110 N. 76th St., Milwaukee
  • 2100 W. Good Hope Rd., Glendale
  • 7932 N. 76th St., Milwaukee
  • 4375 S. 76th St., Greenfield
  • 8955 S. Howell Ave., Oak Creek
  • 110 W. Holt Ave., Milwaukee
  • 4201 N. Oakland Ave., Shorewood
  • 307 N. 76th St., Wauwatosa
  • 1441 Miller Park Way, West Milwaukee

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