October 19, 2020 – November 13, 2020 all-day America/New York Timezone
Queens Borough Hall
120-55 Queens Boulevard
Winter Coat Donation Drive @ Queens Borough Hall
Acting Queens Borough President Sharon Lee, in partnership with all 14 Queens Community Boards, today announced the launch of a boroughwide coat drive to support families in need as the cold weather months approach.
“Need continues to grow in the ongoing pandemic, and with rising economic insecurity, so many are bracing for increasingly tough decisions. In times of great need, however, Queens always pulls through, and we are in this together,” said Borough President LEE.  “If you are able, please consider donating new, warm coats — either for adults or children — as the Borough of Families gears up for the winter months ahead.”
From now through Friday, November 13, New Yorkers can drop off new adult and children’s coats in the lobby of Queens Borough Hall at 120-55 Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens on weekdays between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM, as well as at the offices of each participating Queens Community Board. For more information, visit queensbp.org/coatdrive.
The locations of each participating Queens Community Board office, along with the dates and times donated coats can be dropped off, are:
·         Community Board 2: 43-22 50th Street, Suite 2B in Woodside
o   By appointment only (718-533-8773)
·         Community Board 4: 46-11 104th Street in Corona
o   By appointment only (718-760-3141)
·         Community Board 7: 133-32 41st Road, Suite 3B, in Flushing
o   Weekdays between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM
·         Community Board 8: 197-15 Hillside Avenue in Hollis
o   By appointment only (718-264-7895)
·         Community Board 9: Queens Borough Hall (drop-off in lobby) 
o   Weekdays between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM
·         Community Board 10: 115-01 Lefferts Boulevard in South Ozone Park
o   Mondays between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM
·         Community Board 12: 90-28 161st Street in Jamaica
o   Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM
The coat drive overlaps with the ongoing King’s Toy Drive at Borough Hall benefitting children battling cancer, hosted in partnership with the King Fights Cancer Foundation and the family of 7-year-old cancer survivor King Singh of Queens Village. Residents can donate new, unwrapped toys through Friday, October 30.