❄ Winter Gear Drive 2020 ❄

We’ve teamed up with Park Slope Neighbors, the Park Slope Civic Council, Roots Café, and The Old Stone House to collect coats and other winter gear for the Shirley Chisholm WIN Family Housing Shelter at 4th Avenue and 15th Street. Our goal is to have coats and winter gear collected by October 24th for delivery the following week.





Roots Café Brooklyn, 639 5th Avenue at 18th Street (South Slope / Greenwood)

❄ Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

❄ Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Doorman, 438 12th Street (South Slope)

❄ Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

❄ Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Old Stone House at JJ Byrne Playground (5th Avenue @ 3rd Street)

❄ Friday to Sunday, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.


We are looking for ADULT, TEEN, and KIDS’ sizes of the following:

❄ Coats

❄ Hats

❄ Gloves

❄ Scarves

❄ Hand or foot warmers


Please—empower the recipients by only giving clean, super-high-quality items.

Where will the items go?  The Shirley Chisolm WIN Family Housing Shelter (4th Avenue at 15th Street), with any extra items going to the Brooklyn Family Justice Center and CHiPS.

Would you like to help? If you have access to a car or cargo bike, or good sorting skills, and would like to pitch in, please email . And if you can offer your location as a drop-off spot (e.g., Downtown, Carroll Gardens, North Slope, Sunset Park), please let us know!


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