GOVERNOR CUOMO LAUNCHES HOLIDAY TOY, COAT AND SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE TO BENEFIT NEW YORKERS IN NEED
Statewide Drive Runs Through December 14
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a statewide holiday drive to benefit families in need across New York. Donations of new unwrapped toys, coats and school supplies are being sought to assist community-based organizations during the holiday giving season.
“New Yorkers have a long and proud tradition of lending a hand and helping those in need,” Governor Cuomo said. “As we celebrate with family and friends this year, I encourage New Yorkers to continue this tradition and think of those less fortunate by donating unwrapped toys, coats and school supplies to those in need and help spread holiday cheer.”
The Office of General Services has set up drop-off locations across the state for businesses and individuals to bring the new unwrapped toys, coats and school supplies, which will be distributed to families in underserved communities throughout New York. The drop-off locations will be collecting donations from Monday, November 26 through Friday, December 14.
The drop-off locations are as follows:
Alfred E. Smith Building, 80 South Swan St., Albany
New York State Capitol, Washington Avenue, Albany
Empire State Plaza Main Concourse, Empire State Plaza, Albany
Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany
Agency Buildings 1,2,3,4 – Empire State Plaza, Albany
Legislative Office Building Empire State Plaza, Albany
Robert Abrams Building for Law and Justice Empire State Plaza, Albany
Swan Street Building, Core 2 and Core 3, Empire State Plaza, Albany