In AM NY: Manhattan BP Levine collects clothing donations for arriving migrants

Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine has been collecting necessities for the past month to aid migrants with the help of fellow New Yorkers.

Levine spent much of his Oct. 17 inside his 1 Centre St. office, helping his staff sort through stacks of donations such as clothing, toothpaste, and feminine supplies. The borough president launched the initiative in September to help aid the newest New Yorkers with essentials.

“They often arrive with almost nothing other than what they’re wearing and maybe a small bag of possessions. So, we have been rallying Manhattanites and New Yorkers to help out by contributing what they can–toiletries, basic clothing, items, socks, baby care,” Levine told amNewYork Metro.

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