Annual New York Cares Coat Drive Kicks Off Tuesday

The 28th annual New York Cares Coat Drive kicked off Tuesday, with an ambitious set of goals for one of the city's best-known charities.

Last year's drive took in $450,000 in donations and was able to collect more than 100,000 coats, one of the biggest tallies in the operation's history. This year's target is a record 125,000 coats. 

Donors can drop off at hundreds of locations around the city, including police precincts and major train stations, or text "COAT" to 41444 to give $20 to buy a new coat.

Details on donations and drop-off locations can be found here. The drive runs through Dec. 31. 

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