NY Governor launches statewide holiday drive

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Governor Cuomo has launched a statewide toy, coat and school supplies holiday giving drive to benefit families in need throughout NY.

“New Yorkers have a long tradition of supporting those in need, especially during the holidays,” Governor Cuomo said. “I encourage all New Yorkers to celebrate in that same spirit by keeping our less fortunate neighbors in mind and pitching in to help make this a happy holiday season for everyone.”

The Office of General Services has set up drop-off locations for businesses and individuals to bring the toys, coats and school supplies, which will be distributed to families in underserved communities.

The drop-off locations will be collecting donations from Friday, November 27 to Friday, December 18:

Alfred E. Smith Building 80 South Swan Street, Albany NY
New York State Capitol Washington Avenue, Albany NY
Empire State Plaza Main Concourse Empire State Plaza, Albany NY
Corning Tower Empire State Plaza, Albany NY
Agency Buildings 1,2,3,4 Empire State Plaza, Albany NY
Harriman Campus Building 5 Harriman Campus, 1220 Washington Ave., Albany 12226
Harriman Campus Building 8 Harriman Campus, 1220 Washington Ave. Albany, NY 12226
Harriman Campus Building 12 Harriman Campus, 1220 Washington Ave., Albany 12226
Senator John J. Hughes State Office Building 333 E. Washington Street, Syracuse NY 13202
Dulles State Office Building 317 Washington Street, Watertown NY 13601
Perry B. Duryea State Office Building 250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11788
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building 163 West 125th Street, New York NY 10027
Shirley A. Chisholm State Office Building 55 Hanson Place, Brooklyn NY 11217
328 State Street 328 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305
NYS Lottery Office One Broadway Center, Schenectady NY 12305
50 Wolf Road 50 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205
625 Broadway 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233
Utica State Office Building 207 Genesee Street, Utica NY 13501
Eleanor Roosevelt State Office Building 4 Burnett Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Henderson-Smith State Office Building 107 Broadway, Hornell NY 14843
Binghamton State Office Building 44 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901
Senator Walter J. Mahoney State Office Building 65 Court Street, Buffalo, NY 14201

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