For the 21% of Iowans living on low-incomes, a warm coat is often considered a luxury. Sieda Community Action is working with community partners in Ottumwa to help keep our friends and neighbors warm this winter. Sieda is collecting all sizes of new and gently used coats for men, women and children. Please drop off coats in the orange bins located at the following Ottumwa locations.

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  • Sieda Wapello Resource Center at 725 W. Second
  • Ottumwa Community First Credit Union at
    • 739 E. Pennsylvania
    • 235 Richmond Ave.
    • 1940 Venture Drive (Inside Walmart)
  • Hy-Vee Stores
    • Hy-Vee Drug Town
    • North Hy-Vee
    • South Hy-Vee
  • John Deere
  • Seton Catholic School
Or one of the five drop-off boxes located on the Indian Hills Community College Campus.

Winter coats are distributed at Sieda’s Wapello County Resource Center at 725 W. Second in Ottumwa. For more information or if you have questions contact us at 641.682.8741 or