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Jan 15, 2014

We Heart The New York Cares Coat Drive in Astoria

The annual New York Cares Coat Drive will hosted in Astoria by State Senator Gianaris, Assemblywoman Simotas, Assemblyman DenDekker, and City Councilman Constantinides.

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We received this news that the annual New York Cares Coat Drive is hosted here in Astoria by a team of elected officials—State Senator Michael Gianaris, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, Assemblyman Michael DenDekker, and our new City Councilman Costa Constantinides. Read on for more info—last day to donate coats in Astoria is Wednesday, February 5.

We are proud to announce that we will be hosting a coat drive with State Senator Michael Gianaris, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas and Assemblyman Michael DenDekker in collaboration with New York Cares. The coats will be donated to people in need across the entire city. Bring your lightly used winter coat to the District Office locations listed below from Monday through Friday.

It is important during this cold season that we provide help to those in need. It’s an honor to work with a great organization like New York Cares. My colleagues in the state government and I look forward to collecting warm coats for those who need it most.

We look forward to seeing you soon! For more information, call our office at (718) 274-4500.

Coat Drive drop-off locations:

Office of Councilman Costa Constantinides
31-09 Newtown Ave., Suite 209
Astoria, NY 11102

Office of State Senator Michael Gianaris
31-19 Newtown Ave., Suite 402
Astoria, NY 11102

“I am proud to join Councilman Constantinides, Assemblywoman Simotas and Assemblyman DenDekker in helping New York Cares gather coats for those in need,” said Senator Gianaris. “Having recently experienced record low temperatures, I know we all appreciate the dangers freezing weather poses to our most vulnerable neighbors. Let’s work together to keep our fellow New Yorkers warm this winter.”

Office of Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas
31-19 Newtown Ave., Suite 401
Astoria, NY 11102

“This winter we have seen firsthand the dangerous cold temperatures that can put our community’s most vulnerable residents at risk,” said Assemblywoman Simotas. “I am proud to support this initiative and the dedicated volunteers working to ensure that those in need will have the ability to keep warm.”

Office of Assemblyman Michael DenDekker
75-35 31st Ave., Suite 206B
East Elmhurst, NY 11370

“During this particularly cold and snowy winter, those that can should help those that need,” said Assemblyman DenDekker. “One way is by donating gently used, clean winter coats. I know there is a shortage of coats this year and I thank our Council Member Costa Constantinides for setting this drive up.”

About Meg Cotner

Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver.

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