NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New Yorkers in need of a warm coat this winter will have more time to get one from a local non-profit.
New York Cares has announced that its 30th annual coat drive has been extended until Jan. 18 this year. The organization says New Yorkers can donate new or gently-used coats to their coat drive warehouse in Midtown.READ MORE: Sharee Jones Charged With Arson, Hate Crime After Fire At Brooklyn Yeshiva
According to the non-profit, over 65,000 New Yorkers are living without a permanent home.READ MORE: Thousands Show Up For Event Showcasing Gowanus Artists
New York Cares is aiming to collect 130,000 coats this year to donate to residents in need as the temperatures drop this month. So far, the group says about 95,000 coats have been collected.MORE NEWS: Gabby Petito Foundation Holds Fundraiser On Long Island
For more information on where to donate, click here.