Thursday, November 16, 2017
Annual New York Cares coat drive underway
The 29th annual New York Cares Coat Drive kicked off on Tuesday at the Bowery Mission.
Organizers hope to collect 125,000 coats this year through Dec. 31.
In the East Village, you can drop off coats at the 9th Precinct on Fifth Street between First Avenue and Second Avenue and Police Service Area 4 at 130 Avenue C and Eighth Street. There's also a drop-off spot at the Manhattan Mini Storage on Second Avenue between Second Street and First Street. Find a full list of distribution centers here.