|Welcome to Operation Noel!
For more than 70 years, Operation Noel has looked out for some
of our area's neediest children.
The charity has evolved over the years, but its primary
mission today is to provide new winter coats to more than 19,000
children in the region whose families cannot afford to buy the
coats for them. This is possible through community donations
both individual and corporate. One hundred percent of the
donations go toward paying the bill for the new coats, which is
approximately $256,500.00, or approximately $13.50 per coat.
Operation Noel is a non-profit organization, funds for Operation Noel are
raised through the efforts of the HUB International, Mattress Firm, El Paso Times, and a "mini" telethon on
KVIA News Channel 7.
The charity's main fundraising campaign is done throughout the
Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season, but donations are
Operation Noel is one of the only nonprofit charities in the
area that allocate 100 percent of donations to the cause.
Everyone who works with Operation Noel does so on a volunteer
basis, so there is no overhead cost.
For many area children, Operation Noel is their only hope of
getting a new winter coat. Over the years, we have heard of
Operation Noel coats being passed on to younger children in the
The children who receive the coats are
identified by area social workers, educators and school counselors.
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