The cold, freezing weather has certainly been more consistent of late at the Jersey Shore and it'll only continue in the final weeks of autumn and months of winter.

In an effort to help keep school children and their families warm in the Barnegat Township area, the Barnegat VFW Post 10092 is currently holding "Operation Keep Warm" where they are asking for your help and donations of new winter coats, hats and gloves for those who need a little extra help with the essentials this winter.

This is not just a November-December drive, the Barnegat VFW tells Townsquare Media News, but something they'd like to continue through the winter.

If your means allow and you are willing to help, you can drop off any donations at the VFW Post at 700 West Bay Avenue in Barnegat on any Wednesday between 8:30 and 10:30 am.

If you have any questions or need to arrange for a different time to drop off donations, you can call the Barnegat VFW at 609-698-4011 and leave a message.

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