In honor of Mother’s Day, United Way of Central New York and COR Development Company are collecting personal care items that will be given to local women in need, April 16 – May 3.

Syracuse, NY – COR Development Company today announced that it will host a United Way of Central New York Mother’s Day drive in COR shopping centers and properties around the Central New York. Now through May 3, the public is encouraged to drop off personal care items and toiletries for local women in need.

Examples of personal care items include: deodorant, body wash, socks, lip balm, hair accessories, nail care items, tissues, combs/brushes, hand and body lotion. A full list of suggested items can be found at:

Donations will be packaged and distributed to United Way of Central New York partner organizations including Vera House, Salvation Army, YWCA, and Chadwick Residence.

“Every year COR’s winter holiday drive has been a tremendous success. We have provided dozens of boxes and bags of non-perishable food, toiletries and clothing to two local non-profits helping so many families in need. Building on our success, , we’re excited to partner with United Way of Central New York and be able to host a Mother’s Day Drive. We’d like to thank the public for their generosity, and our local partners for helping to make this Mother’s Day a little brighter for our community,” said Merissa Lynch, Marketing Manager for COR Development.

”The need in our community is great, but with wonderful partners like COR Development we’re able to answer the need in a special way. Thank you to COR Development, the many participating tenants, and all of the shoppers for donating to our United for Moms drive. You’re making an impact in our community.” said Nancy Kern Eaton, president of United Way of Central New York.

Collection bins will be available at the following locations

Towne Center at Fayetteville – Fayetteville, NY

  • Bonefish Grill– 600 Towne Drive Fayetteville, NY
  • Bring your donation to Bonefish Grill and receive a Free Bang Bang Shrimp Meal Voucher
  • TOPS Friendly Markets – 5351 North Burdick St., Fayetteville, NY
  • COR Development Company – 540 Towne Drive, Fayetteville, NY
  • Shoppes At Towne Center – Towne Drive, Fayetteville, NY
  • King David’s Restaurant – 317 Towne Drive, Fayetteville, NY
  • Walgreens – 101 Towne Drive, Fayetteville, NY
  • The YMCA of Central New York – 200 Towne Drive, Fayetteville, NY

The Syracuse Inner Harbor – Syracuse, NY

  • Harbor View Wine and Liquors – 936 North Clinton Street, Syracuse, NY
  • NXT Effect – Suite 203 – 720 Van Rensselaer Street, Syracuse, NY
  • Iron Pier Leasing Office – 720 Van Rensselaer Street, Syracuse, NY
    • Drop off your donation and get an exclusive first look at new Syracuse Inner Harbor Development project.
  • Aloft Syracuse Inner Harbor – 310 West Kirkpatrick Street, Syracuse, NY

COR Center – Clay, NY

  • Price Chopper – 3863 NY-31, Liverpool, NY
  • Sola Salon Studios – 3845 NY-31, Liverpool, NY
  • Gertrude Hawk Chocolates – 3873 NY-31, Liverpool, NY – Suite 180

The public can also utilize an Amazon Wish List to purchase donations online and send them directly to United Way of Central New York.