Governor Cuomo launches statewide holiday drive to benefit New Yorkers in need

NEW YORK (NEWS10) – Governor Cuomo launched a statewide holiday drive to benefit families in need throughout New York on Thursday.

Donations of new, unwrapped toys, coats, and school supplies are asked in order to help community-based organizations during the holiday season.

“New Yorkers have a long-standing tradition of coming together to help those in need,” Governor Cuomo said. “As we celebrate the holidays, let us be reminded of the true spirit of the season. I encourage all New Yorkers to celebrate that spirit by offering compassion and support to our less fortunate neighbors.”

The Office of General Services has set up drop-off locations across the state for individuals to drop off their donations. They will then be distributed to families in underserved communities.

Donations will be collected from Dec. 2 to Dec. 16.

The drop-off locations are as follows:

    • Alfred E. Smith Building, 80 South Swan St., Albany
    • New York State Capitol, Washington Avenue, Albany
    • Empire State Plaza Main Concourse, Empire State Plaza, Albany
    • Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany
    • Agency Buildings 1,2,3,4 – Empire State Plaza, Albany
    • Legislative Office Building Empire State Plaza, Albany
    • Robert Abrams Building for Law and Justice Empire State Plaza, Albany
    • Swan Street Building, Core 2 and Core 3, Empire State Plaza, Albany
    • Harriman Campus Buildings 5, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 12 Harriman Campus, 1220 Washington Ave., Albany
    • Ten Eyck Building, 40 North Pearl St., Albany
    • 50 Wolf Road, Albany
    • 625 Broadway, Albany
    • Hampton Plaza, 38-40 State St., Albany
    • 44 Holland Ave., Albany
    • 328 State St., Schenectady
    • Senator John J. Hughes State Office Building, 333 E. Washington St., Syracuse
    • Dulles State Office Building, 317 Washington St., Watertown
    • Utica State Office Building, 207 Genesee St., Utica
    • Eleanor Roosevelt State Office Building, 4 Burnett Blvd., Poughkeepsie
    • Henderson-Smith State Office Building, 107 Broadway, Hornell
    • Binghamton State Office Building, 44 Hawley St., Binghamton
    • Senator Walter J. Mahoney State Office Building, 65 Court St., Buffalo
    • Perry B. Duryea State Office Building, 250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge
    • Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building, 163 West 125th St., New York City
    • Shirley A. Chisholm State Office Building, 55 Hanson Place, Brooklyn


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