FILE - Winter coats sit in a warehouse at the annual New York Cares coat drive in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York Cares In Need Of Donations For Annual Coat Drive

New York Cares is urging New Yorkers to donate warm winter coats this holiday season.


Winter coats were selling for 20 to 60 percent off in the West Village. (Credit: CBS 2)

August A Hot Time To Buy A Winter Coat

Summer isn’t over, but now is the time to buy a coat for this winter, retail experts told CBS 2’s Emily Smith. When the temperatures drop, coat prices will climb.

CBS 2–08/09/2013

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Kids Help Kids Less Fortunate Keep Warm During Winter

As the temperatures drop, families will need to keep their children warm so a group on Long Island is encouraging children to do just that and help other kids.


Toys Of Hope (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Charity Concerned Over Shortfall Of Donations

The Toys Of Hope children’s charity on Long Island said it’s given out more than 300 coats so far this week, but there’s a waiting list of 800 people so far, and the coldest weather has yet to come.