2 teens collect blankets for needy through 'Covers Cause We Care'

Needy people on Long Island will be a bit warmer this winter, thanks to two teens. Rachel Rosenstein and Carly Zakarin created a program called

Rachel Rosenstein and Carly Zakarin created a program called

Rachel Rosenstein and Carly Zakarin created a program called "Covers Cause We Care," which collects blankets from summer camps. (10/30/13)

MELVILLE - Needy people on Long Island will be a bit warmer this winter, thanks to two teens.

Rachel Rosenstein and Carly Zakarin created a program called "Covers Cause We Care," which collects blankets from summer camps.

This year alone, they have collected more than 800 blankets for the Interfaith Nutrition Network. They're still looking for more.

The duo will be honored at the INN's "A Day of Thanks for Giving."

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