IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) - Operation Warm, in partnership with Mountain America Credit Union and the Idaho Falls Spud Kings, gave more than 400 coats to kids at A.H. Elementary School on Monday.
For the 2022-2023 season, Mountain America donated $100 to Operation Warm for every goal the Spud Kings scored in their inaugural. A total of $15,000 was raised to provide brand-new coats to kids throughout Idaho.
Students Pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade were fitted for coats in their choice of color.
According to United Way of Bonneville County and Idaho Falls, 43% of eastern Idaho households struggle to make ends meet.
Operation Warm provides confidence, warmth and hope to children in need through the gift of brand-new winter coats.