MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With the Super Bowl in town, there are a lot of out-of-towners from warmer climates who are buying winter gear that they simply won’t need when they leave Minnesota.
Now, thanks to #PassYourParkas, the unneeded winter gear can help those who need it.READ MORE: Minnesota Revenue Dept. Still Assessing What Deal For Tax Relief On Jobless Benefits, PPP Means For Tax Returns
The Pass Your Parkas campaign is encouraging those Super Bowl fans to leave their winter clothes behind. Participating hotels in Minneapolis have joined to help donate the winter gear to people experiencing homelessness.READ MORE: Train Derailment In Albert Lea Spilled 40,000 Gallons Of Hydrochloric Acid, Freeborn County Officials Say
Some of the hotels include Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel – The Depot, Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown and W Minneapolis – The Foshay.MORE NEWS: Minneapolis City Leaders Put Forth Vision For New Public Safety Plan
For more information on participating hotels and more, check out the Facebook post below.