Making other people warm

Published 10:23 am Friday, November 17, 2017

Please take some time today looking through your closets. Specifically, search out for coats, gloves, hats, scarves and sweaters that you can spare, particularly if you hardly touched them last year.

They can find a new home this winter through the help of Madison Amanda, Madison Grace, Leyla, McKayla, Tyler and Hayleigh Pallone.

They’re the children we reported on recently who, with the help of parents Robert and Joy, took water, food and toiletries to homeless people in downtown Richmond this past summer. That inspired the youngsters to organize the coat drive.

Bring those garments to the parking lot of Paul D. Camp Community College this Saturday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Don’t fret about washing them in advance, the Pallones will take care of that task before distribution next month.

We should add the family has also created a gofundme page and set a target of $500 to help realize their goal of being able to distribute hot meals next month to homeless. To learn more and contribute to the Pallones’ project, visit

It warms the heart, doesn’t it, to think that parents are rearing their children to help other people in need. They are an inspiration.