Astoria
Nov 25, 2014

You Can Make a Difference – the Winter Season Drive at Costa’s Office

‘Tis the season for making a difference and helping your fellow humans. Costa Constantinides’s office is a drop-off/donation point for three drives—coats, toys, and canned food. All of these efforts (…)

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‘Tis the season for making a difference and helping your fellow humans. Costa Constantinides’s office is a drop-off/donation point for three drives—coats, toys, and canned food.

All of these efforts are happening right now. Here is the timeframe for each:

  • The Coat Drive will run till 12/29 and all coats will be donated to NY Cares.
  • The Toy Drive will run till 12/13 and will be donated to the St. Michael’s Cemetery Toys 4 Tots toy drive. Toys will also be donated to Urban Upbound.
  • The Canned Food Drive has no end date and food will be donated to a local food pantry.

Costa’s office is located at 31-09 Newtown Avenue, Suite 209, in Astoria. If you’d like to call first, his office number is 718-274-4500; you can also email Brian Barnwell at bbarnwell@council.nyc.gov with any questions.

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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