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Winter Coat Drives

PATERSON, NJ - Various groups will be conducting winter coat drives this December.

On Dec. 3, staff from Asemeblyman Benjie Wimberly's legislative office will be collecting coat donations at 191 Market Street. The collection is co-sponsored by Paterson school board members Christopher Irving, Chrystal Cleaves, Manuel Martinez and Kenneth Simmons, as well as Team HOPE.

Meanwhile, the New Generation Healing & Deliverance Tabernacle and school board member Corey Teague will be sponsoring their first annual winter coat drive from Dec. 1 through Dec. 29. All who would like to donate should call, (973) 816-6460. 

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