Executive Order Releases Funds For Winter Coats For Needy Children

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Governor John Kasich signed an executive order Thursday that provides funds for new winter coats for at-risk children in four Ohio counties.

Executive Order 2013-11 K authorizes the expenditure of $100,000 in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funds.  The funds will be used by the Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives to partner with Operation Warm.  It will be used to provide 3,125 new winter coats to at-risk children in Montgomery, Jackson, Vinton and Pike counties.

Local Community Action Agencies will be used to help identify eligible children and to distribute the coats.