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New York Jets annual coat drive

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The New York Jets held their annual coat drive to benefit Jersey Cares before the Jets-Chargers game Sunday afternoon at MetLife Stadium.

Fans were encouraged to bring in new or gently used coats that were collected at all gates upon entering the stadium.

The program is in conjunction with A-1 First Class Moving and Storage.

Last year, more than 40,000 of New Jersey's neediest residents were kept warm thanks to donations made to the coat drive.

The Jets have also donated $1,000 to the New York Cares drive, which is asking for 200,000 coats this year.

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