In partnership with the Albany Devils, Lodge’s Department Store, Burke Companies and the Albany School District, the City of Albany will launch the 2015 Cash for Coats Drive. Get the details:
Mayor Kathy Sheehan and program partners have announced details for the 2015 Cash for Coats drive, a community based initiative designed to purchase new winter clothing items for Albany school children in need.
This year’s Cash for Coats drive will take place at the Devils’ home opener hockey game at the Times Union Center on Saturday, October 24th at 5:00 PM. Ticket holders are encouraged to make cash donations of any amount at the game.
Monetary donations may also be made at the rotunda of Albany City Hall, Lodge’s Department Store, the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District Office and the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center until November 1. Lodge’s will offer a significant discount on any items purchased for the Cash for Coats Drive, maximizing the impact of each donations.
Donations may also be made via mail — make checks payable to Cash for Coats/Lodge’s Department store and send to:
Cash for Coats
City Hall, Room 402
Albany, NY 12207
Now in its ninth year, the Cash for Coats Drive has distributed tens of thousands of new winter clothing items to Albany schoolchildren. Help make a difference in the community and donate to this great cause.