coat http://michiganradio.org en Helping Detroit's homeless with a multipurpose coat http://michiganradio.org/post/helping-detroits-homeless-multipurpose-coat <p>Even though summer has just begun, I recently visited three women who were sewing coats in a big, old industrial building in Detroit. Their goal is to make 800 coats for the homeless this year.</p><p>This isn&rsquo;t just any winter coat. While it looks like a super warm jacket with an oversized hood, there&rsquo;s a little flap at the bottom for your feet. This coat can double as a sleeping bag. And when it&rsquo;s hot, it can be folded up into an over the shoulder satchel.</p> Wed, 23 May 2012 19:04:56 +0000 Vincent Duffy 7583 at http://michiganradio.org Helping Detroit's homeless with a multipurpose coat