Winter Warm Up


Give the gift of warmth this winter!

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center’s annual Winter Warm-Up is a community-based effort to provide new coats, hats, and gloves to children and families in need.

El Winter Warm-Up anual del Centro Comunitario Martin Luther King, Jr. es un esfuerzo comunitario para proporcionar nuevos abrigos, gorros y guantes a los niños necesitados.


Registration will open December 5, 2023 at 10 a.m.

Individuals/families can sign up to receive a free coat for children ages 3 months – 18 years old (Limit 5 coats per household and 2 families per car during the distribution).

You must be registered to participate.

La inscripción se abrirá el 5 de diciembre de 2023 a las 10 a.m .

Las personas/familias pueden inscribirse para recibir un abrigo gratis para niños de 3 meses a 18 años (límite de 5 abrigos por hogar y 2 familias por auto durante la distribución).

Debes estar registrado para participar.

Coat Distribution

Distribution will take place on December 16, 2023, from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M., at the MLK, Jr. Community Center, located at 2922 MLK, Jr. Blvd, Dallas, TX 75215. This will be a drive-through event.

Distribucion se tomara a cabo el 16 de Diciembre, 2023 a las 10:00 AM en el Centro Comunitario MLK Jr., localizado 2922 MLK, Jr. Blvd., Dallas, TX 75215. Será por auto-servicio.


We are accepting donations of new coats, hats, and gloves, socks, sleeping bags, and blankets, which can be delivered to the MLK, Jr. Community Center Administration Building.

You can also make a financial contribution using the PayPal button below.

For more information, contact a staff member at 214-670-8418.


Volunteer opportunities are available for individuals and groups to help sort coats and additional items, and to distribute items on the day of the event.

If you are interested in volunteering, please visit to complete a volunteer application.

2022 MLK Winter Warm-Up Sponsors


Peter & Dena Silberman


Bob’s Steak and Chophouse

Terris Perkins, Jr.

2021 MLK Winter Warm-Up Photo Gallery

2021 MLK Winter Warm-Up Sponsors

LIRA Group

Peter & Dena Silberman

Miles of Freedom

Enterprise Foundation


Terris Perkins, Jr.

2020 MLK Winter Warm-Up Photo Gallery

2020 MLK Winter Warm-Up Sponsors

The Alpha Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Peter & Dena Silberman

LIRA Group

Chase Bank

HEB/Central Market

Atmos Energy

Accident & Injury Chiropractic

Terris Perkins, Jr.

Bob’s Steak & Chop House

Empowering the Masses

In the City for Good

KIPP Public Schools – DFW

North Texas Food Bank

Bridgford Foods

Fair Park First

MLK Branch Library


Rose Wright

Brittany Offord

Morningside Development Center

Miles of Freedom

Anis Brown

Doris Edmon