For Immediate Release
December 28, 2010
FOR KIDS CAMPAIGN KEEPS
ROCKLANDERS WARM THIS WINTER
(New City, NY)
- Supervisor Alexander J. Gromack announced today
that this winter's Coats for Kids Program generated approximately 1000
"For the 21st year
in a row Rockland
residents again opened their hearts to help those in need," said
The Coats for Kids Program started
on November 8 and ran until December 17. Thanks to media sponsors WHUD
100.7 and WRCR 1300AM, for those six weeks all of Rockland County heard the appeal for new and
nearly new coats of all sizes. Thanks to
the Journal News and Patch.com for their articles as well.
"In that time, not only coats
but sweaters and clothes were brought into participating dry-cleaners, who
cleaned the coats for free before being delivered to not-for-profit agencies
stated Supervisor Gromack.
extends his many thanks and appreciation on behalf of over 1000 people who are
warmer this winter because of the generosity of Rocklanders.
"I wish to thank the dry
cleaners, who donated their services by cleaning the coats, and the
distribution centers who saw to it that the coats got to those in need,"
expressed Supervisor Gromack.
This years’ list of participating
4 Old Haverstraw Rd.
So. Main Street
No. Middletown Road
North Main Street
6B Red Schoolhouse Road
distribution centers included:
37 Clove Avenue: 429-9241
176 North Main Street: 352-4167
Martin Luther King Center
Bethune Boulevard: 425-8910
121 West Nyack Road: 623-4900
The Supervisor also thanked The Byne Group and New Born Printing for the design of the
promotional material and printing of the posters, free of charge.
Supervisor Gromack extended a special appreciation to
the Florian Association of Rockland County (a group
of active and retired firefighters) and personnel at Tutor Time Child Care
Learning Centers who volunteered their time and effort.
"An extra special thanks goes
to the residents of Rockland County who donated coats, which they no longer
used, and allowed for those in need to benefit from them," concluded
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