November 24, 2021
Shopko Optical locations collecting winter coats to benefit those in need
GREEN BAY, Wis. – Shopko Optical, a leader in providing trusted eye care to communities for over 40 years, is collecting winter coats during its first annual Winter Coat Drive. Donations will be accepted now through December 17.
Customers can donate clean, new, and gently worn coats and winterwear in all sizes at any Shopko Optical lab, store or corporate location. Each location will have a donation box at its entrance and is partnering with a local charity organization in their respective community to distribute collected coats to those in need.
“Shopko Optical is proud to embrace the communities where we live and work,” said Russ Steinhorst, Shopko Optical CEO. “By collaborating with charitable organizations in the areas we serve, it’s our goal to ensure that no one goes without a coat this winter.”
The winter coat drive is a program of Shopko Optical’s People of Color Community, a company-recognized resource group fostering inclusiveness and providing teammates opportunities to support each other and work together to support business and company culture. People of Color Community is a volunteer-led community within Shopko Optical.
Anyone wanting to donate a coat to their local Shopko Optical center can visit Shopko.com for a complete list of locations.
About Shopko Optical
Shopko Optical, the trade name of Shoptikal LLC, is an affiliate of Monarch Alternative Capital LP. For more than 40 years, Shopko Optical has provided excellent patient-centric care and high-quality eyewear through its dedicated team of nearly 700 optometrists (independent doctors of optometry in IA, ID, MT, SD, and WA) and opticians. Shopko Optical expects further growth in 2021 and beyond. For more information, visit Shopko.com.