Program encourages giving back to locals in need this winter season

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY—The Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center is excited to announce the launch their annual Mitten Tree program. The program encourages individuals, organizations and youth groups to contribute new, store-bought or handmade mittens, gloves, hats, scarves, earmuffs or winter wear to decorate their holiday tree. All donations will benefit multiple Saratoga organizations that support families in need this winter season.

The Visitor Center will be accepting these items through December 31. To participate, place your donation on the official Mitten Tree in the Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center at 297 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Facility hours are Mondays through Saturdays, 9 am to 6 pm and Sundays from 10 to 3pm. For more information visit, or


Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau and Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center’s key mission is to contribute a positive impact on the local economy by promoting Saratoga Springs and Saratoga County as a world-class destination. At the Visitor Center, our friendly staff is available to answer questions, provide referrals, and share a wealth of knowledge in addition to travel and attraction information.