SHARE volunteers Destiny Ripka and James Chanthalangsy sort through hundreds of donated coats Friday afternoon in the Rock County Atlas office in the Cragoe building in downtown Luverne ahead of Saturday’s distribution. Another distribution is planned for Thursday evening.

'One Warm Coat' distributes outerwear

Surrounded by mounds of coats, some in bags and some on racks, Destiny Ripka marvels at the generosity of strangers in Rock County.

She volunteers for SHARE — Sharing Hearts Are Reaching Everyone — the local organization that helps families stretch their resources through the holidays.


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