Governor Cuomo Launches Holiday Toy, Coat and School Supply Drive to Benefit New Yorkers in Need

Drop-off Locations Across State for New Yorkers to Donate Toys, Coats and School Supplies to Children Throughout New York.

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Albany, NY - December 6, 2013 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched a statewide toy, coat and school supplies holiday giving drive to benefit families in need throughout New York.

"New Yorkers have a long tradition of generosity and charity, particularly during the holidays when we have always come together to support our neighbors and those who need our help the most,” said Governor Cuomo. “As we celebrate with family and friends this holiday season, I encourage all New Yorkers to remember those less fortunate and pitch in whatever they are able by donating clothing, toys, or school supplies to help bring some much-needed relief and cheer to families in need.”


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


The drop-off locations are as follows:


Alfred E. Smith Building 80 South Swan Street, Albany NY
New York State Capitol Washington Avenue, Albany NY
Empire State Plaza Main Concourse Harriman Campus, 1220 Washington Ave., Albany 12226
Harriman Campus Building 8 Harriman Campus, 1220 Washington Ave., Albany 12226
Harriman Campus Building 12 Harriman Campus, 1220 Washington Ave., Albany 12226
Senator 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
NYS Dept of Transportation 50 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205
NYS Environmental Conservation 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233
Eleanor Roosevelt State Office Building 4 Burnett Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Binghamton State Office Building 44 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901
Walter J. Mahoney State Office Building 65 Court Street, Buffalo, NY 14201