Joe Hadeed, left, and Hadeed Carpet collected more than 1,700 coats during last year's coat drive. This year's event will be held No. 17 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 3206 Duke St.
Alexandria Joe Hadeed and Hadeed Carpet Cleaning will host their seventh annual Hadeed Coat Drive in an effort to collect 1,800 coats for the Washington Area Chapter of ChildHelp, a national nonprofit dedicating to helping victims of child abuse and neglected and at-risk children through advocacy, prevention , treatment and community outreach.
This year's drive will be held Saturday, Nov. 17 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 3206 Duke Street. Donors can schedule coat donation pick-ups from Nov. 1 to Nov. 17 by calling the Hadeed Carpet offices at 703-836-1111. Homes and offices must be in Hadeed Carpet's delivery zone area.
“We are so grateful to our customers who make this possible,” said Joe Hadeed after collecting more than 1,700 coats during last year's event. “A lot of lives will be changed by this generosity.”
Hadeed Carpet will clean the donated coats for distribution to ChildHelp program recipients throughout the region.
For more information on the Hadeed coat drive and Hadeed services, call 703-836-1111 or visit www.hadeedcarpet.com.
— Jeanne Theismann