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Where To Find Free or Cheap Winter Coats In Chicago

From coat drives to free stores to resale shops, here are places to get inexpensive or free coats and jackets in the Chicago area.

coats over various colors hang on a rackMichelle Kanaar/Borderless Magazine
Humboldt Park Solidarity Network operates out of Casa Hernandez, located at 3519 W. North Ave. Chicago, Ill. They are open Mondays 4–8 p.m. and Saturdays 2–5 p.m. and offer free food, clothing and other essentials.

From coat drives to free stores to resale shops, here are places to get inexpensive or free coats and jackets in the Chicago area.

With cold weather around the corner, organizations around Chicago are giving out warm coats and jackets to those in need.

Borderless Magazine compiled a list of where to get free or inexpensive winter coats in the Chicago area. Want to help? Check out our list of coat drives and places that accept coat donations.

This list will be updated weekly throughout this fall and winter.

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Where to Donate

Fri., Nov. 11 to Nov. 18
Chicago House Winter Coat Drive
Chicago House and Social Service Agency
2229 S. Michigan Ave, Ste. 304

Wed. Nov. 16 at 8 p.m.
Pilsen Stand-Up: Comedy Coat Drive
Simone’s
960 W. 18th St.
Everyone who brings in a coat to donate will get into the show for free.

Sat., Nov. 19 at 10 a.m.
Winter Coat Drive
First Progressive Church in Chicago
7259 S. Wabash Ave. # 59

Ongoing
The City of Chicago, Instituto del Progreso Latino

(773) 890-0055
2520 S. Western Ave.
Donations will go to newly arrived migrants

Ongoing
Nonprofit Locator Map

Where to Donate Coats
Search by ZIP code for a coat drive near you where you can donate coats

Where to Get Free Coats

Casa Hernandez Free Store
3519 W N. Ave, Chicago
Open Monday 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where to Get Cheap Coats

People over Profit Free Store
2712 W. Division St., Chicago
4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays
1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays

Mount Sinai Hospital Resale Shop
(773) 935-1434
2902 N. Clark Street, Chicago
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays

Village Discount Outlets (multiple locations)
(866) 545-3836

2032 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago
Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Christmas Eve 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Christmas Day Closed

4020 W. 26th St., Chicago
Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Christmas Eve 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Christmas Day Closed

3301 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago
Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Christmas Eve 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Christmas Day Closed

6419 S. Kedzie Ave., Chicago
Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Christmas Eve 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Christmas Day Closed

2043 W. Roscoe St., Chicago
Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Christmas Eve 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Christmas Day Closed

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