Ben Simmons donates 600 coats to West Philly students

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Hundreds of students in West Philadelphia will be a lot warmer this winter thanks to a Philadelphia 76ers star.

Ben Simmons donated more than 600 brand new winter coats to the surprised kids at Henry C. Lea Elementary School on Wednesday.


Simmons partnered with 'Operation Warm,' a national nonprofit that provides coats for children-in-need.

This was the second annual 'Coats for Kids' event.

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