ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A whole lot of coats and hundreds of hats, gloves, and scarves have been handed out on Tuesday to native youngsters in want.
The gadgets bought with the cash collected for Albany’s 2017 Money for Coats program. Money donations for this system have been collected all through the month of October.
This yr, 740 coats and almost three,000 hats, gloves, and scarves have been handed out at 4 totally different elementary faculties within the Metropolis of Albany.
That is the tenth yr for this system, which started in 2007.
Since then, tens of hundreds of brand name new coats and different chilly-climate gadgets have been handed out to assist maintain youngsters heat in the course of the winter.