CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) – The first nor’easter of the year is behind us, but we still have a long stretch until spring.
That is why one store in the Chicopee downtown center is holding a coat drive to help keep everyone warm this season, and the donations have been pouring in.
The coat rack located outside of La Diaspora in Chicopee has a sign placed on top that reads, ‘it’s cold, take one if you need one.’
“We would like anyone in the community that is in need or if you know someone in need and you want to come and grab one for them, you’re more than welcome to,” said owner Johnny Miranda.
The owner of the storefront told Western Mass News that they started placing the rack outside about two weeks after a co-owner suggested the idea.
“She brought in a few coats and those were gone, and I’m…