Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Roosevelt Island Coat Drive A Great Success!

The Roosevelt Island Winter Coat Drive was a great success. Judy Berdy of the Roosevelt Island Historical Society sends in the following update.
Dear Island Friends and Neighbors:

When we found out that New York Cares needed more coats to meet their goal, the RIHS placed a bin in our kiosk to collect coats. RIOC loaned us the bin and placed our flyers on the red buses.
In our two weekends we filled the bin and now there are 37 more coats added to the collection. Thanks to RIPSD the coats will be delivered to NYCares along with many more coats left at their office.
Hopefully more New Yorkers will now have a warmer winter. Thanks to our neighbors, RIOC and RIPSD for your rapid response.


Anonymous said...

I heard the Public Safety Department collected 188 coats. Nice going!