FDNY, Operation Warm give out coats

(L-r) FDNY captain George Farinacci, Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, FDNY captain Derek Harkin pose with Donald Somerville, Susana Rojas and Carlos Angel from Bridge Builders at the UFOA and Operation Warm winter coat giveaway event on Friday, February 6.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

The FDNY Uniformed Fire Officers Association and Operation Warm held a giveaway event at Bridge Builders CPI, 156 W. 164th Street, on Friday, February 6. At the event winter coats were distributed to hundreds of city kids in need. For the event, The FDNY’s UFOA helped reduce the number of children in the city battling the cold while collaborating with Operation Warm, an organization that has provided winter apparel to nearly 1.7 million children in nearly every state.

Reach Reporter Steven Goodstein at (718) 742–3384. E-mail him at sgood‌stein‌@cngl‌ocal.com.
(l-r) Aven Cortez and Emmanuel Pemintel receive their new winter coats at Bridge Builders, 156, W. 164th Street.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

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