The 2019 "Cash for Coats" Drive, is a community-based program collecting funds to purchase new winter clothing items for Albany school children that may need a winter coat. Mayor Kathy Sheehan partners up with the City of Albany, The Palace Theatre, and Lodge’s Department Store, this year for the Drive, which take place at these special events at The Palace Theatre. For all events and ticket information visit;  - You can also donate in person at the site below

  • Albany City Hall (24 Eagle Street, Albany)
  • Lodge’s Department Store (75 N. Pearl Street)
  • Central Ave Business Improvement District (279 Central Avenue)
  • Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau (25 Quackenbush Square)
  • Downtown Albany Business Improvement District Office (21 Lodge Street)
  • Palace Theatre Box Office
Via Mail checks -  Cash for Coats/Lodge’s Department Store and send to:
Cash for Coats
City Hall, Room 402
Albany, NY 12207
The weather is getting cold and unfortunately everyone is not prepared. Any old coats or donations to the site above is be a great help. "Someones trash is someones blessings" Thank You, to all the sponsored by The Palace Theatre, Lodge’s Department Store, Burke Companies. Additional partners include Burke Companies, City School District of Albany, Superintendent Kaweeda G. Adams, Albany Police Athletic League, Albany Parking Authority, Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Central Ave BID and the Downtown Albany BID.



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