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Warm clothing, meals given to needy families at church in Parkland neighborhood

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Friday was the 15th annual Buy a Coat, Warm a Heart giveaway for needy children in Louisville.

People in need were given coats, toboggans, and gloves at City Church International in the Parkland neighborhood. Families were also given Christmas baskets, with turkeys and hams and all of the fixings.

Event planners say they were able to help hundreds of people this year.

"Well, to see this and the faces of the young kids who will gets the new coats, hats and gloves, it gives you gratitude that you've done a small part in a big need in our community," said pastor Larry Coleman. 

Workers from River City Bank, UPS and LMPD volunteered for the event. Organizers say they're thankful for the community's help in gathering donations.

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