(Crystal City, Festus) A number of businesses in the Twin Cities are teaming up to help distribute free coats and other winter clothing to those in need next month. The event is hosted by All Line Design Women’s Clothing Store in the Jefferson R-7 areas. Co-owner Felicia Spain says they wanted to come up with this drive to help out.

Area businesses that have drop off boxes will be Taytro’s Bar and Bistro in Festus as well as Bathhouse Boutique, Krabby Daddy’s and The Doghouse in Crystal City. Spain says they are holding the clothing distribution date on Saturday, December 7th.

The location where the coats and other winter items will be distributed will be at 211 North Truman Boulevard in Crystal City. The event runs from noon until 5 pm on Saturday, December 7th.