NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) —  A New York City charity is in desperate need of winter coat donations.

New York Cares has about three weeks remaining in its annual coat drive. But so far, the organization has only collected 30,000 coats for the 100,000 requests it has.

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Despite the recent warm weather, New York Cares said winter weather in New York is inevitable.

The donated clothing goes to homeless and low-income families, seniors on fixed incomes and others who need help keeping warm during the winter months.

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Now through Dec. 31, New York Cares is accepting new or gently used coats at hundreds of locations citywide, including at all police precincts, Penn Station and Grand Central Terminal.

For a map of all drop-off locations, click here.

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