For Immediate Release:
November 16th, 2016
MVP HEALTHCARE AND IBERO TEAM UP TO HELP PEOPLE IN NEED IN THE ROCHESTER COMMUNITY WITH THIRD ANNUAL FREE COAT DRIVE.
More than 700 individuals benefited last year
On Saturday, November 19, 2016, the Youth Services Division of Ibero will help people in need by providing them with a warm meal, hats, gloves, and a gently used coat. The event will also connect individuals with useful services. A number of community agencies will be on hand to share information on resources available for individuals and families.
• Event: Free Coat Drive
• Date: Saturday November 19th, 2016
• Time: 11am – until coats last
• Location: Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School, 27 Zimbrich St, Rochester
MVP Healthcare will be sponsoring their own coat drive at Eastview Mall and had chosen to give all of the coats they collect to Ibero’s coat giveaway.
Saturday’s event is made possible by contributions from Ibero American Action League, UPNY Planet Aid, United Way’s Latino Leadership Development Program Class of 2014 and 2015, Project HOPE, Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School and MVP Healthcare.
Established in 1968, Ibero is a dual-language human services agency that serves individuals and families of all ethnic backgrounds. Our mission is to build stronger families and greater self-sufficiency.
Our annual coat drive is one of many initiatives that Ibero is implementing in our work to help families in need and move individuals away from poverty in Rochester.