Tag: Charity

NY’s Annual Holiday Toy, Coat, School Supply Drive

This year has been difficult for more families than any time in recent memory. The holiday donation drive will benefit families in need across the state and runs through December 16th. Donations of new unwrapped toys, coats and school supplies are being sought to assist community-based organizations during the holiday giving season. Drop-off locations are set up around the State and COVID-19 protocols will be in place to ensure the safety of those dropping off donations.

Following is the list of NY State drop-off locations. If your town or community doesn’t have a state drop-off, then check with your town’s site for local donation options.

The drop-off locations are as follows:

  • Alfred E. Smith Building, 80 South Swan St., Albany
  • Empire State Plaza Main Concourse, Empire State Plaza, Albany
  • Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany
  • Agency Buildings 1,2,3,4 – Empire State Plaza, Albany
  • Robert Abrams Building for Law and Justice Empire State Plaza, Albany
  • Swan Street Building, Core 2 and Core 3, Empire State Plaza, Albany
  • Harriman Campus Buildings 5, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 12 Harriman Campus, 1220 Washington Ave., Albany
  • Ten Eyck Building, 40 North Pearl St., Albany
  • 50 Wolf Road, Albany
  • 625 Broadway, Albany
  • Hampton Plaza, 38-40 State St., Albany
  • 44 Holland Ave., Albany
  • 328 State St., Schenectady
  • Senator John J. Hughes State Office Building, 333 E. Washington St., Syracuse
  • Dulles State Office Building, 317 Washington St., Watertown
  • Utica State Office Building, 207 Genesee St., Utica
  • Eleanor Roosevelt State Office Building, 4 Burnett Blvd., Poughkeepsie
  • Henderson-Smith State Office Building, 107 Broadway, Hornell
  • Binghamton State Office Building, 44 Hawley St., Binghamton
  • NYS State Police, 1155 Scottsville Rd. Rochester
  • Homer Folks Facility, 28 Hill Street Oneonta
  • Senator Walter J. Mahoney State Office Building, 65 Court St., Buffalo
  • Perry B. Duryea State Office Building, 250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge
  • Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building, 163 West 125th St., New York City
  • Shirley A. Chisholm State Office Building, 55 Hanson Place, Brooklyn

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Food for Fines @ New Lebanon Library

All this week (April 9 – April 14, 2012) at the New Lebanon Library, it’s Food for Fines times!

Do you owe fines at the Library? Use them to feed the hungry! Food will be accepted in lieu of fines. Fines for overdue materials (regardless of amount) will be cleared from your record at the rate of one fine per one non-perishable, unexpired, unopened food donation. Only overdue items – not lost or damaged items – are eligible.

All food donations will be forwarded to Charlie’s Pantry for distribution to needy families in and around New Lebanon. So clear your conscience of all those overdue books and benefit your community at the same time!

WHEN: Monday 4/9 through Saturday 4/14
WHERE: New Lebanon Library (550 State Route 20, New Lebanon)
Phone: 518-794-8844
Email: leb@taconic.net