The Somers Point Police Department and the parent groups of the Jordan Road School and Dawes Avenue School are collecting winter coats, hats and gloves for area residents. 

Donations can be dropped off at City Hall, the Shore Medical Center Main Lobby, Fusion Church, Jordan Road School, Dawes Avenue School, Chartertech High School and St. Joseph Regional School.

The outerwear collected will be handed out 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 at the Jordan Road Middle School.