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Newark Penn Station, Peter Francisco Park, Newark, NJ

In the spirit of giving and philanthropy, ASPIRA Board Member, Ms. Natasha Alvarado is asking for assistance in a Winter Warmth Drive.  Below is the information on how you can get involved.

December 12th at 10 AM behind Newark Penn Station, Peter Francisco Park, Newark, NJ.  Please note: The event is outside...So dress in layers!!!

How long is the event?
Roughly 2-3 hours, unless we get an overwhelmingly large supply of coats to distribute! :-)


What do you need?

Donate gently used, CLEAN goods. Blankets, coats, socks, hats, scarves, gloves, and etc.  All sizes are accepted. Arrangements for pick-up of items is available. Contact Ms. Alvarado using the email address below. 

DROP OFF LOCATIONS (Contact Ms. Alvarado for specific addresses)
Newark, NJ - Between Broadway and Summer Avenue - 9AM - 10PM
Passaic, NJ - Off of  East Monroe Street - 3PM - 10PM

NYC, NY - Between Broadway & Nagle Ave - 9AM - 10PM

The coats and other warmth items will be distributed to the homeless.

How else can I donate?

Please know that if you do not have anything to physically to donate, you can purchase an item via this Amazon registry.(


I'd like to help...How do I volunteer?
If you'd like to participate in the event, please contact Ms. Alvarado at or via Facebook. Children are welcome with an adult over the age of 18.

For more information, you can reach out to Ms. Alvarado
at or via Facebook.

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