Kendrick Farris "Coats for a Cause"

Kendrick Farris "Coats for a Cause"

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Two time Olympian Kendrick Farris is getting ready to make another run for a gold medal in 2016. Until then you can expect Kendrick to be making a change in the community.

Kendrick will be holding the 1st of many King of the Platform "Coats for a Cause" events on Saturday December 20th.

He will be collecting coats in the neighborhood where he grew up, Stoner Hill. He's encouraging everyone that is able to give coats, to donate new or lightly worn coats and jackets.

Come out, meet Kendrick give back and enjoy the fun at Valencia Park Community Center.

It's the season for giving and Kendrick just wants to spread the love.

"I just want to be able to use my platform and add on the positivity. To be able to give back to people. You don't have to be a super star to give back because its about coming together, loving each other and being able to help one another. That is the biggest thing so I wanted to start in my neighborhood but this is something I wanted to be able to do city wide and I know people can expect a lot more from me," said Farris.