2024 Cash for Coats

The City of Albany's Cash for Coats Drive is a community event collecting funds toward the purchase of NEW winter items for Albany kids in need.

For 15 years, the City of Albany and its partners have proudly facilitated the purchase and distribution of over 10,000 NEW, quality winter coats and tens of thousands of new winter accessories to Albany’s children in need. With the challenges we face these past few years, we need your help more than ever.  

Donations to the Cash for Coats drive are made possible by United Way! Here's how you can contribute toward the purchase of winter clothing: 

• Online Donations HERE

• Text 518COATS to 41444

• Mailing Check: 

Albany City Hall 
Mezz RM 252
24 Eagle Street 
Albany NY 12207
* Checks payable to: Cash for Coats/Lodge's Department Store *

Lodge’s offers a significant discount on any items purchased for the Cash for Coats Drive, maximizing the impact of each donation.

Call (518) 434-5411 for more information! Thank you so much!


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The City of Albany, NY Office of Cultural Affairs plans, produces and co-sponsors an array of fairs, festivals, and concerts promoting art, entertainment and cultural interest for all ages. These special events are 100% underwritten by generous local and national sponsors.


City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs
City Hall - Room M252
Albany, NY 12207
P: (518) 434.2032

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