Back to School Donation Drive

Written By: Kellie Meyer
Back to School Donation Drive

July 23, 2014

SOUTHERN TIER (WENY) --  Hard to believe it's almost that time of year again, back to school time. This year, Catholic Charities and local businesses are teaming up to help kids in need be ready for the new school year.
     They are collecting new or like-new clothing, sneakers, backpacks and school supplies from now until mid August.

     The following businesses have partnered with Catholic Charities to offer drop off locations with some offering incentives:
     Cappy’s Cards & Gifts, Elmira – receive 10% off your next purchase
     The Purple Iris Boutique, Horseheads
     Treu Office Supply & Furniture, Elmira
     Mr. Panosian’s Famous Shoes, Elmira
     Cabins to Castles Real Estate, Watkins Glen
     Famous Brands, Watkins Glen – receive 10% off your purchase
     Glen Mountain Market, Watkins Glen Maguire Motors, Watkins Glen
     Donations will also be accepted at the following Catholic Charities’ locations: 

     There will be two back to school giveaways, one for Schuyler County residents on August 21st from 5 to 8 PM at Schuyler Outreach.
      And one for Chemung County residents on August 27th from 10AM to NOON at the Samaritan Center.