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UHC’s Orthopaedic Campaign Helps Children in the Community

UHC’s Orthopaedic Campaign Helps Children in the Community

The Bruce Carter United Orthopaedic and Spine Center, located in Bridgeport, WV, is holding “Coats for Kids”–a winter coat drive to provide children in need with a coat this holiday season.

The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) states that 43 percent of children live in low-income families and according to the national organization, One Warm Coat, a warm winter coat is a budget “extra” for the nearly 15% of Americans living in poverty.

The Orthopaedic and Spine Center’s goal is to collect 300 coats in 30 days.

Young children and adolescents who go without a coat are affected by the cold temperatures and can also lack confidence and fear being teased for not having the latest winter gear.

Individuals are welcome to donate a brand new coat with tags–of any size–now through the month of December.

“By donating a coat, you’re helping us put that coat in the hands of a child who needs it in North Central West Virginia,” said Joseph Fazalare, MD of UHC Orthopaedics. “Your kindness is appreciated in helping us reach our goal of 300 in 30.”

Drs. Fazalare and Courtney

Donations can be dropped off at United Orthopaedics and Spine Center at 227 Medical Park Drive, Bridgeport, WV 26330 during normal business hours.

For questions about the winter coat drive, please call (681) 342-3500.

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United Orthopaedic and Spine Center

227 Medical Park Drive, Suite 101
Bridgeport, WV 26330
Phone: 681-342-3500
Fax: 681-342-3507

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