By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — The line formed around the block early Saturday morning at a coat giveaway hosted by Saint Sabina Church in Chciago’s Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

There were 450 coats and hats and gloves, all brand new.

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The church’s pastor, Father Michael Pfleger, said that for many people a coat is a “pure luxury,” and he is said so many people are in such dire need.

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Many of the coats, gloves and hats given away were donated by charities and individuals, and the church bought about 200.

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Father Pfleger said anyone who wants to donate a new coat can call Saint Sabina or drop by.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff