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MAYOR SHEEHAN & COMMUNITY PARTNERS DISTRIBUTE COATS TO CHILDREN

November 14, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017                   
Contact:  Ryan Murray                                                  
City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs 
518.434.5415 / [email protected] 

Mayor Kathy M. Sheehan and Cash for Coats program partners Jack & Mark Yonally of Lodge’s Department Store, Susan Fogarty Executive Director of The Palace Theatre, Burke Companies CEO Tom Burke, & City School District of Albany Superintendent Kaweeda G. Adams distributed new winter items collected through the 2017 Cash for Coats Drive to North Albany Academy students in need this morning. Cash donations were collected throughout the month of October to benefit the drive, which has distributed tens of thousands of brand new coats, hats, gloves, mittens and scarves to Albany children since 2007. This year over 740 coats and nearly 3,000 hats/gloves/scarves were given out to City School District of Albany elementary school children at four different schools on Tuesday. 


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