You can help someone keep warm by making a donation during the 23ABC & Azteca42 Share the Warmth, Coat & Blanket Drive on November 8th
Its easy, just drop off your donations at any Denny’s Restaurant in Kern County on November 8th and you'll receive a Free Everyday Value Slam with a drink purchase. Example: If you donate two coats you'll receive two coupons.
Visit Dennys.com to see the Everyday Value Slam or for a complete menu
Meanwhile start collecting coats and blankets within your club, church, work or school and on November 8th take them to the closest Denny's in your area.
23ABC, Azteca 42 & KERN radio will be broadcasting live from the Denny's parking lot on 8710 Rosedale Hwy near Walmart.Where will my donations go?
Bakersfield Rescue Mission – 60 year anniversary!
Homeless Intervention Services Center – Services Include:
Shelter, meals, showers, clothing, toiletries, counseling, employment opportunities, learning center, resume writing, rapid re-housing, case management and other emergency shelter services.
Men’s Residential Discipleship Program- Christian 12 step one year program, that includes: Bible Study, Life-skills, Education, Counseling, Mentoring, Job Readiness , Celebrate Recovery, Relapse Prevention and more
Women’s Residential Discipleship Program – Christian 12 step one year program that includes: Bible study, Parenting, Life skills Education, Domestic Violence Mentoring Career Services, Job Readiness and Counseling and more
Transitional Housing – This is for Graduates of the one year program. They can apply to live on grounds in a sober environment while they are getting back on their feet for up to 9 months.
Community Action Partnership of Kern- (will receive kid coats and blankets)
Since 1965, Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK) has been working to provide an integrated network of services as the official anti- poverty agency for the county of Kern.
One of more than 1,000 community action agencies nationwide, CAPK is Kern County’s largest nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation.
CAPK helps participants pursue their educational goals, secure and retain employment, maintain adequate housing, receive medical services, obtain energy subsidy and weatherization assistance, encourages parent participation, counteracts hunger and malnutrition, provides child care and preschool education, and other personal and family development opportunities to build and achieve individual and family self sufficiency.
How can people receive a coat or blanket?
The Bakersfield Rescue Mission will organize a distribution event; however anyone in need can call the mission anytime to receive a coat or blanket at 325-0863. Recipients for kids’ coats or blankets are pre- selected.
Participating Denny’s Locations
8710 Rosedale Hwy
2851 White Lane
I-5 Hwy 46
2627 Buck Owens
2309 Panama Lane
9000 Magellan St.
9046 Loop Road
14390 County Line
4440 Gosford Rd
8011 E. Brundage
35175 7th Standard Rd
20672 Tracy Avenue
1804 Highway 46
17047 Zachary Ave
42810 Frazier Mt.
2684 MT. Vernon