The Bayview Hunters Point community looks forward to the winter coat drive provided by the Kenneth Harding Jr. Foundation on the spot where 19-year-old Kenny was gunned down by SFPD and left to bleed to death on the sidewalk. The community is united in demanding justice for Kenneth Harding! – Photo: Al Osorio
The Bayview Hunters Point community looks forward to the winter coat drive provided by the Kenneth Harding Jr. Foundation on the spot where 19-year-old Kenny was gunned down by SFPD and left to bleed to death on the sidewalk. The community is united in demanding justice for Kenneth Harding! – Photo: Al Osorio

The Kenneth Harding Jr. Foundation is proud to announce our third annual coat drive. This year we’ve partnered with Kiss My Black Arts and New Beginnings Sister Circle. This is our third year with sponsorship from One Warm Coat and with continued support from local businesses within the San Francisco area.

This year will be slightly different. We will start on the evening of Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, in Oakland at the United Roots, 2728 Telegraph Ave., starting at 3 p.m. with a community coat drive that will also include humanity bags consisting of toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, deodorant, socks, underwear, gloves, scarf, toilet paper, razors and feminine products.

This beautiful mural of Kenneth Harding appeared last January just a few feet from where he died, but shortly afterward someone painted over it.
This beautiful mural of Kenneth Harding appeared last January just a few feet from where he died, but shortly afterward someone painted over it.

On Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, we will have our community feed and coat drive for the Bayview Hunters Point community in Kenny’s Plaza on Kenny’s corner starting at noon. Please contact the foundation if you would like to donate a new or gently used coat and we can schedule a pick up or guide you to a drop off location.

If you would like to donate monetarily, please log on to gofundme.com; in the search box put in Kenneth Harding Jr. Foundation. If you would like to donate your time, please feel free to show up.

If we’re blessed to get up every day in a dignified manner, then it is our responsibility to look out for someone who can’t.

To learn more, visit the Facebook event page.

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