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For the Tenth Consecutive Year, Exelon Generation Provides 300 Brand New Coats to Woodrow Wilson Students

Framingham Public Schools
Robert A. Tremblay, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools

Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
Purnima DeMorais, Principal・Darlene Pugnali, Vice Principal 
169 Leland Street

Framingham, Massachusetts 01702
Telephone: 508-626-9164 Fax: 508-620-2965 

For Immediate Release

For the Tenth Consecutive Year, Exelon Generation Provides 300 Brand New Coats to Woodrow Wilson Students

November 24, 2020 (Framingham, MA): While the distribution effort may look different this year than in the past, Exelon Generation has again generously donated 300 coats supplied by Operation Warm to support Wilson students. This is the tenth consecutive year of this incredible gesture and effort to provide warmth to hundreds of children. The coats are being given to students today during a planned school supply distribution at the school.

Exelon Generation Provides 300 Coats to Woodrow Wilson Students

Woodrow Wilson Elementary School prepares for the arrival of families for school supply and coat distribution.

 From Left to Right: Mark Rodgers (Manager, Generation Communications – NE Region), Darlene Pugnali (Vice Principal at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School), Purnima DeMorais (Principal at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School), and Anita Chaves (Office Manager at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School)

“We’re pleased to help students at the Woodrow Wilson School dress warmly for our cold New England winters!” – Archie Gleason, General Manager, Northeast Region, Exelon Generation. ”

“Once again we’d like to express our sincerest gratitude to Exelon Generation for supporting our families through their winter coat donations,” said Wilson Principal, Purnima DeMorais. “For the past decade our students have benefited from this generous act of giving and while we’re grateful to be thought of year after year, we’re especially thankful this year during such challenging times. We truly appreciate this incredible partnership and support of our community!"  

Framingham Public Schools and the Woodrow Wilson community are grateful for this opportunity and community partnership. 

About Operation Warm
Operation Warm is a national nonprofit that creates brand new, high-quality coats for children in need. Every child, regardless of their economic situation, deserves a brand new coat. They partner with compassionate individuals and organizations across North America to give a gift of warmth, confidence and hope to millions of children in need. Operation Warm believes a brand new coat is more than a coat, promoting self-esteem, school attendance and outdoor play. To learn more about Operation Warm, visit

About Exelon
Exelon Generation is a FORTUNE 100 company that works in every stage of the energy business: power generation, competitive energy sales, transmission and delivery. Exelon’s mission is to be the leading diversified energy company - by providing reliable, clean, affordable and innovative energy products. They believe that reliable, clean, and affordable energy is essential to a brighter, more sustainable future. That's why they're committed to providing innovation, best-in-class performance and thought leadership to help drive progress for their customers and communities.

About Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School is an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) which provides an environment that develops inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who work to create a better peaceful world. Woodrow Wilson is committed to providing high quality, challenging, international education that nurtures active, open-minded, reflective and balanced life-long learners. These learners will respect themselves and others, empowering them to be empathetic, competent leaders in a diverse, global society. For news, updates, and announcements, follow Woodrow Wilson Elementary School (@WilsonElemIB) on Twitter and Facebook (@woodrowwilsonfps).

About Framingham Public Schools
The mission of the Framingham Public Schools is to educate each student to learn and live productively as a critically-thinking, responsible citizen in a multicultural, democratic society by providing academically challenging instructional programs taught by highly-qualified staff and supported by comprehensive services in partnership with our entire community. For news, updates, and announcements, follow Framingham Public Schools (@FraminghamPS) on Facebook, Twitter, and (@framinghamschools) on Instagram. You can also join the conversation using #FraminghamSchools.

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