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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched a statewide toy, coat and school supplies holiday giving drive to benefit families in need throughout New York.

"New Yorkers have a long tradition of supporting those in need, especially during the holidays,” Governor Cuomo said. "I encourage all New Yorkers to celebrate in that same spirit by keeping our less fortunate neighbors in mind and pitching in to help make this a happy holiday season for everyone."

The Office of General Services has set up drop-off locations across the state for businesses and individuals to bring the toys, coats and school supplies, which will be distributed to families in underserved communities throughout New York. The drop-off locations will be collecting donations from Friday, November 27 to Friday, December 18.

The drop-off locations are as follows:

Alfred E. Smith Building

80 South Swan Street, Albany NY

New York State Capitol

Washington Avenue, Albany NY

Empire State Plaza Main Concourse

Empire State Plaza, Albany NY

Corning Tower

Empire State Plaza, Albany NY

Agency Buildings 1,2,3,4

Empire State Plaza, Albany NY

Harriman Campus Building 5

Harriman Campus, 1220 Washington Ave., Albany 12226

Harriman Campus Building 8

Harriman Campus, 1220 Washington Ave. Albany, NY 12226

Harriman Campus Building 12

Harriman Campus, 1220 Washington Ave., Albany 12226

Senator John J. Hughes State Office Building

333 E. Washington Street, Syracuse NY 13202

Dulles State Office Building

317 Washington Street, Watertown NY 13601

Perry B. Duryea State Office Building

250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11788

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building

163 West 125th Street, New York NY 10027

Shirley A. Chisholm State Office Building

55 Hanson Place, Brooklyn NY 11217

328 State Street

328 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305

NYS Lottery Office

One Broadway Center, Schenectady NY 12305

50 Wolf Road

50 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205

625 Broadway

625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233

Utica State Office Building

207 Genesee Street, Utica NY 13501

Eleanor Roosevelt State Office Building

4 Burnett Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

Henderson-Smith State Office Building

107 Broadway, Hornell NY 14843

Binghamton State Office Building

44 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901

Senator Walter J. Mahoney State Office Building

65 Court Street, Buffalo, NY 14201