Our Coats for Kids program is a labor of love for our team of over 170 employees. Every year since 1988 kind people in our community have donated coats of all shapes and sizes at their neighborhood Puritan Cleaners. Every November, in addition to cleaning and pressing thousands of garments, our team stays late and […]
We celebrate National Dry Cleaning Day on March 3rd every year! Dry cleaning is a process that’s been around for centuries, but the process as we know it was pioneered by an African-American tradesman and abolitionist in New York City by the name of Thomas Jennings. Mr. Jennings was born to a free family in […]
Your favorite perfumes or colognes make you ‘scent’-sational, but their high alcohol content can stain your garments. When you apply the fragrance, the alcohol evaporates quickly, leaving the oil scent base. If your clothing comes in contact with the alcohol before it’s dry, a chemical reaction can occur, leaving faded or discolored spots. On white […]
FeedMore distributes over 75,000 lbs. of food EVERY DAY and the need for food increases in the summer months as children are out of school. Every Spring we partner with our community to collect funds and food donations for FeedMore and the Central Virginia Food Bank. Our goal each year is to collect enough funds and food to […]
This is what we love most. Kids with big hearts and a little moxie, that take action to help others in need. Lindley did her own coat drive to collect gently used coats, and showed up with her parents at our Calling All Coats! coat drive at our Short Pump location. She donated a carload […]
The Coats For Kids team ventured to Hanover County and visited Pearson’s Corner Elementary for the first time. We found an enthusiastic bunch of kids who really did a great job of getting coats their first time out.
We visited the Cougars at G.W. Carver Middle School in Chester for the second year in a row, and our return trip did not disappoint. A huge group of marketing savvy kids managed to collect a big pile of coats. Thanks again and well done.