WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – In partnership with local businesses, Catholic Charities is requesting your help preparing kids for a successful school year. From July 18 to August 18, new or like new clothing, sneakers and backpacks and new school supplies will be collected at the following drop off locations: bts_boys
Cabins to Castles Real Estate, Watkins Glen
Famous Brands, Watkins Glen – receive 10% off your purchase when you make a donation
Glen Mountain Market, Watkins Glen
Maguire Motors, Watkins Glen & Ithaca Locations

“As a mother/father/guardian, you want the best for your child,” states Lindsay Winters, Catholic Charities’ Director of Development. “But what if you couldn’t financially make ends meet? Can you imagine sending your child to school in clothes with holes, sneakers that are too tight, a tattered backpack or without the needed school supplies for success? Please donate today. With the help of our local businesses and people like you, we can ensure all kids start the year off right.”

Monetary donations may be sent to Catholic Charities, 607 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891 or made online. Please indicate Schuyler County Back to School Drive.

Catholic Charities’ Back to School Giveaway will be held at Schuyler Outreach on August 21 from 5 pm to 8 pm (must be a Schuyler County resident). From 3 pm to 5pm, we plan to offer free haircuts by local barbers and beauticians. If you would like to donate your time to cut hair, please contact Nancy at 607-228-5021.

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