Best of Brooklyn: Blankets of Hope

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BROOKLYN -

Two Brooklyn brothers are on a mission to collect and hand out blankets to the city's homeless.

"I got up out of bed and I wrote up a GoFundMe to raise money for blankets to hand out cause it was cold out at the time."

Nick and Mike Fiorito co-founded Blankets of Hope.

They have spent entire days canvassing the concrete jungle to give out not just blankets, but also special handwritten notes.

"We don't know what you're going through," one of the notes says,  "But we just want you to know that there's people out there that care about you and we believe you."

The brothers say they have delivered about 100 blankets their first season with the goal of 1,000 blankets this year.

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