CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) – The Corning Salvation Army will be holding their backpack distribution event on Thursday, August 22.

Every year, the Salvation Army hands out backpacks and other school supplies to Steuben County children who are in need and in grades Kindergarten through 12th Grade.

This year, the event will take place from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the Salvation Army, which is located at 32 Denison Parkway East.

Parents and legal guardians must bring:

  • Identification
  • Proof of Address (i.e.: license, utility bill or other mail)
  • Social Security card, benefit card of birth certificate for each child.