School Supplies for Kids in Need

Written By: Kellie Meyer
School Supplies for Kids in Need

August 21, 2014

ELMIRA (WENY) - Many of you are out there shopping for back to school. But while you're out shopping, Catholic Charities asks that you pick up an extra school supply for a child in need.
     Catholic Charities of Chemung and Schuyler Counties are asking for your help in preparing kids for this school year. They're looking for things like new clothing, backpacks and supplies.
     On Thursday August 21, they will be giving away some of those donations at Schuyler Outreach from 5:00P.M. to 8:00P.M. You must be a Schuyler County resident to pick the items.
     Their next back to school giveaway is August 27 at the Samaritan Center in Elmira from 10:00A.M. to noon. and 1:00P.M. to 3:00P.M. For that one you must be a Chemung County resident.
     Donations are being accepted at the following Catholic Charities locations: The Samaritan Center, 380 S. Main Street, Elmira; Monday- Friday, 8:30A.M. -Noon and 1:00P.M. to 4:30P.M. And Schuyler Outreach, 112 Tenth Street, Watkins Glen, August 18-21 only, 8:30A.M. -4P.M.
     For a full list of drop off locations go to