20 THE QUEENS COURIER • JANUARY 30, 2020 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT WWW.QNS.COM
Queens car dealerships team up for winter coat drive
New York’s new car dealer franchises teamed up to collect
thousands of coats this winter to distribute to those in need.
Several car dealerships, including 25 from Queens,
that make up the Greater New York Automobile Dealers
Association (GNYADA) participated in the New
York Cares 31st annual Winter Coat Drive.
Th e dealerships combined to collect more than
9,000 coats — roughly 10 percent of the expected
total — for the coat drive. Several of the coats
were loaded onto a truck for distribution on
Jan. 24 at Koeppel Mazda, located at 77-12
Northern Blvd. in Jackson Heights.
— Photos by Dean Moses