Brad Edwards Warmth 4 Winter at Chesapeake brings in more than 2,600 coats; more needed

Posted on: 2:25 pm, December 13, 2013, by , updated on: 08:18pm, December 18, 2013

UPDATE: The Brad Edwards Warmth 4 Winter event at Chesapeake was a huge success!

Generous Oklahomans donated a whopping 2,672 coats in just three hours Wednesday.

With the help of Chesapeake, we also collected more than 5,000 hats, gloves and scarves.

The Salvation Army said it is so grateful for the tremendous donation.

More winter weather is in the forecast and more coats will be needed before the weekend.

Want to help?

Click here for a full list of Brad Edwards Warmth 4 Winter coat drop off locations

OKLAHOMA CITY – Hundreds more Oklahomans will stay warm through this next predicted winter storm thanks to many generous residents Wednesday night.

NewsChannel 4 joined forces with Chesapeake Energy to bring you an evening of free festive fun while helping others at the same time.

We collected coats for Brad Edwards Warmth 4 Winter along with the Salvation Army at Chesapeake Wednesday night.

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  • Shortt family with Santa and Mrs. Claus

  • Meteorologist Chase Thomason & Ashton Edwards chowing down on Chick N Wangs while collecting coats for Brad Edwards Warmth 4 Winter at Chesapeake.

  • One of the best pictures of the night. Not sure what someone said to him but he wasn't happy.

  • BOUNCE HOUSE!

  • Ashton Edwards interviewing new Chesapeake CEO Doug Lawler

  • Santa and Mrs. Claus listening to this boy's Christmas wish

  • Chesapeake Sr. Community Relations Director Teresa Rose and her elves.

  • Chesapeake elf photo bomb live on air!

  • Brad Edwards Warmth 4 Winter at Chesapeake

  • Getting ready for live shots from Brad Edwards Warmth 4 Winter at Chesapeake.

  • BOUNCE HOUSE! Photographer Danny setting up the shot.

  • Santa and Mrs. Claus at Brad Edwards Warmth 4 Winter at Chesapeake.

  • Reindeer food from Whole Foods.

The young and young at heart checked if they were on Santa’s naughty or nice list, sipped hot cocoa, played in a bounce house and took in the beautiful lights along Western.

Couldn’t make it out to the event but want to help?

Click here for a full list of coat drop off locations

All donations will benefit the Salvation Army.