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Wild to host winter clothing drive on Dec. 14 against the Flyers

Clothing and donations will be collected at Gates 1-5 from 4:15 p.m. until midway through the first period

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild /

ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Wild today announced it will host a winter clothing drive, in partnership with Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, to benefit residents at Dorothy Day Place on Saturday, Dec. 14 when the team takes on the Philadelphia Flyers at Xcel Energy Center. Winter clothing and monetary donations will be collected at Gates 1-5 from 4:15 p.m. until midway through the first period.

Catholic Charities needs donations of new winter coats, hats, mittens or gloves, scarves and socks for adults, both men and women. With a long winter ahead, these donations will be critical for individuals who cannot afford adequate winter wear.

Additionally, Minnesota Wild Executive Advisor Mike Modano and former Minnesota Wild captain Wes Walz will visit Walmart in Eagan, Minn. on Wednesday, Dec. 11 to shop for winter clothing to donate to residents at Dorothy Day Place.

Saturday's game, presented by Toyota, begins at 6 p.m. CT on FOX Sports North and KFAN 100.3 FM.

About Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis serves those most in need. We are a leader at solving poverty, creating opportunity, and advocating for justice in the community. Our programs for children, families and adults annually help nearly 22,000 people, regardless of faith, background or circumstance. For more information visit

Catholic Charities accepts new in-kind donations for all of our 36 programs at our Distribution Center in Saint Paul at 341 Chester Street, St. Paul, MN 55107. The Distribution Center is open Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Please visit our website to view a wish list of needed items for our neighbors in need.

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