Congregation Agudat Achim and the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York have teamed up to help those of all ages in need. Clothing and bedding are sought.

Those donating are asked to provide new, or if used —clean and only slightly used— winter coats, sweaters, sweatshirts and sweatpants, gloves  hats, and scarves, new packaged socks, boots bedding and sleeping bags.

Items may be brought to the Agudat Achim Synagogue, 2117 Union St., Schenectady, or to the Federation’s offices, 184 Washington Ave, Ext., Albany, during business hours, through Friday, Dec.17

Organizations that are ready to distribute are: Refugee and Immigrant Assistance of Emmaus (RISSE), Safe, Inc. Shelter for Homeless and Exploited Youth and the YWCA Domestic Violence Shelter.