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The Columbia Community Service Annual Coat and Clothing Drive
The Columbia Community Service (CCS) 72nd Annual Appeal is seeking gently used coats and clothing to assist families in need. All donations will go to Cathedral Community Cares as it works to combat and alleviate poverty through preventative services, education, and advocacy, targeting the issues of health and hunger. Cathedral Community Cares runs the Clothing Closet, which distributes used clothing for children, men, and women every Thursday. This year, CCS is also requesting travel size toiletries that will be used to create hygiene kits for homeless individuals.
This is an easy, convenient, and helpful way to support your neighbors. Please drop off your donations at the CCS Office located at:
Earl Hall, Room 304 (building above steps located at West 117th Street & Broadway)
Donations will be accepted Monday-Thursday, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Beginning Monday, February 4th through Tuesday, April 30th
Donation receipts are available upon request.
Last year, CCS collected over 200 bags of clothing donations, which assisted close to 3,000 people who visited the Clothing Closet. We are very grateful for your support.