Governor Cuomo Urges New Yorkers to Donate Coats in Response to NY Cares Donation Shortage!

Governor Cuomo Urges New Yorkers to Donate Coats in Response to NY Cares Donation Shortage

MTA and Port Authority to provide additional donation locations[1]NYS Governor's Logo

Albany, NY (December 13, 2013)

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today urged New Yorkers to donate coats in response to the NY Cares donation shortage. NY Cares has received 97,000 requests for coats but has only gotten 8,500 donations to date. Their goal is 100,000.

“New Yorkers in need who cannot afford warm coats need our help as temperatures continue to drop this winter,” said Governor Cuomo. “NY Cares reported a major shortage in available coats so I am urging New Yorkers to give any and all warm coats that might keep a child warm this season. We have a rich tradition of charity in this state, and I know we will do everything we can to make sure that no one in goes cold this season.”

At the Governor’s direction, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will set up additional drop-off locations at their facilities.

Additional drop-off locations are as follows:

NYCT Headquarters 2 Broadway, NY, NY 10004
MTA Headquarters 347 Madison Avenue, NY, NY10017
NYCT Building 130 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11201
Mezzanine Level at the Entrance to the World Trade Center PATH Station Corner of West Broadway and Vesey Street, NY, 10006
North Wing Concourse of the Port Authority Bus Terminal 625 8th Avenue, NY, NY 10018

The Office of General Services (OGS) has set up drop-off locations across the state for businesses and individuals to bring the toys, coats and school supplies, which will be distributed to families in underserved communities throughout the state.

The drop-off locations are as follows:

Alfred E. Smith Building 80 South Swan Street, Albany NY
New York State Capitol Washington Avenue, Albany NY
Empire State Plaza Main Concourse Empire State Plaza, Albany NY
Harriman Campus Building 8 Harriman Campus, 1220 Washington Ave., Albany 12226
Harriman Campus Building 12 Harriman Campus, 1220 Washington Ave., Albany 12226
Senator Hughes State Office Building 333 E. Washington Street, Syracuse NY 13202
Dulles State Office Building 317 Washington Street, Watertown NY 13601
Perry B. Duryea State Office Building 250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11788
Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building 163 West 125th Street, New York NY 10027
Shirley A. Chisholm State Office Building 55 Hanson Place, Brooklyn NY 11217
328 State Street 328 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305
NYS Lottery Office One Broadway Center, Schenectady NY 12305
NYS Dept of Transportation 50 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205
NYS Environmental Conservation 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233
Eleanor Roosevelt State Office Building 4 Burnett Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Binghamton State Office Building 44 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901
Walter J. Mahoney State Office Building 65 Court Street, Buffalo, NY 14201

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Source URL: http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/12132013-ny-cares-coat-donation
Links:
[1] http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/12132013-ny-cares-coat-donation

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