According to the Calgary Stampeders website on Tuesday, a total of 4088 coats were donated by spectators who attended the Canadian Football League game between the Calgary Stampeders and British Columbia Lions at McMahon Stadium on Friday evening.
The coats were donated through the Share the Warmth campaign and are to benefit those who are in need this winter and the Salvation Army. In addition to the coats, $1,900 was also donated to the Salvation Army.
Calgarians can still donate their jacket to the Centre of Hope, the Family Resource Centre and the Community Support Services. All locations are located in south Calgary.
This was the 11th annual Share the Warmth Campaign and to date 14,000 coats have been donated through the program in addition to $27,000 in cash benefitting the Salvation Army.
The Stampeders' next home game is Saturday, October 26 against the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Game time at McMahon Stadium is 7:00 p.m.