OAKLAND -- The Melzer Boys and Girls Club Alumni Boosters Club is seeking the community's help with their Winter Coat Drive, under way now through Dec. 21.

The club is asking for coats for kids ages 6 to 17, along with other warm children's clothing including sweatshirts, hoodies, sweaters, scarfs and gloves.

Clothing and monetary donations to the nonprofit agency are tax-deductible.

Coats can be dropped off at the Melzer Boys and Girls Club, 920 24th St., Oakland.

For more information regarding donations, deliveries and pickups, call 510-272-9929.