Cash for Coats Drive

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

Saturday, October 24, 5PM at Times Union Center
Albany Devils Hockey Game

Mayor Kathy Sheehan, The City of Albany and The Albany Devils will host the 9th Annual Cash For Coats Drive on Oct. 24 at The Devils opening night hockey game. Ticket holders are encouraged to make any cash donation; all proceeds will go toward the purchase of new winter apparel for Albany kids in need.

Monetary donations will also be accepted at City Hall, Lodge's Department Store (75 N. Pearl St), the Downtown Albany BID office (21 Lodge St) and the Albany Heritage Area VIsitors Center (25 Quackenbush Square) through November 6. Checks should be made payable to: Cash for Coats Drive/Lodge’s Department Store.  

Call (518) 434-2032 for more information.

Admission not included. Tickets for all Albany Devils home games can be purchased at the Times Union Center box office or at any Ticketmaster outlet. Fans can also buy tickets via charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000 or online at  For more information, visit or call (518)4-DEVILS.

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The City of Albany, NY Office of Special Events & 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.


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City of Albany Office of Special Events & Cultural Affairs
Room 402 City Hall
Albany, NY 12207
P: (518) 434.2032

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