"Without Catie’s Closet, the winter means freezing toes, frostbitten ears and tears that turn to icicles. With Catie’s Closet, the winter means snow angels, snowball fights and a smile that cannot be wiped away."

New England winters are rough.

Every winter, thousands of students fail to attend school due to because they are simply not warm enough to go. Items we take for granted, like coats, hats and winter boots mean all the world to children that cannot afford these items. Waiting for the school bus or walking to school is nearly impossible without proper warm clothing. 

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The Cold Hard Facts of Absenteeism

Missing school due to cold weather affects not only the absent child, but the school system and a community as a whole: