1190 WLIB-AM 2nd Annual New York Cares Coat Drive:
This winter, thousands of New Yorkers will have to make the difficult choice between buying a warm coat and taking care of some other basic needs, like putting food on their table or paying their rent on time,
Join Your Favorite WLIB Personalities and Various Celebrities,
Thursday, December 12th from 8am - 7pm
@Regal Cinemas in Union Square 14 on 850 Broadway, NY
Drop off your gently used coat as we support New York Cares in keeping New Yorkers Warm for 25 Years.
Join us as we give away prizes (while supplies last), enjoy performances by local talent and see some of your favorite celebrities as we all come together to help our fellow New Yorkers.
More New York Cares:
This year is an extra special year for the New York Cares Coat Drive. Not only is it the 25th anniversary of the Coat Drive, but it is also the “Super Community Coat Drive,” where we are partnering with the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee and our sister organization, Jersey Cares, to showcase the entire region’s generosity and goodwill in preparation for Super Bowl XLVIII, which comes to the area in February.
Over the past 25 years, the Coat Drive has become a cherished holiday tradition in New York City and it has really been about neighbors helping neighbors. In fact, New Yorkers have donated more than 1.6 million coats over those years, including a record 123,000 last year in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. We’ve then distributed these coats across all five boroughs, getting them in the hands of those who need them most.
For More Information visit NewYorkCares.org
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