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Chemung County Back to School Kick-off Event
Thursday, August 29 from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Location: The Elmira Community Kitchen – 160 High St, Elmira, NY
Contact: 607.734.9784

Local vendors & community agencies on hand with information/resources
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm: Free Dinner available at the Elmira Community Kitchen

Registration is CLOSED for Free Backpacks & School Supplies.

Additional pick-ups for pre-registered children will be at The Samaritan Center on Friday (8:30am – 1pm) & Tuesday or Thursday (10a-11:45a & 1p-3:30p), for those that can’t make the Kick-off Event. No backpacks will be distributed prior to the Event. Backpacks not picked up by 9/6 at 1pm will be given to other children.

For other resources, please call 211.


Schuyler County Back to School Kick-off Event
Wednesday, August 21 – 3:30pm-5:30pm

Location: Schuyler Outreach – 112 10th St, Watkins Glen, NY
Contact: 607-535-2815 or email Zach

Additional pick-ups for pre-registered children will be at Schuyler Outreach on Tuesday & Friday (9a-2p) & Thursdays (12-4pm), during regular pantry hours, for those that can’t make the Kick-off Event. Backpacks not picked up by 8/29 at 4pm will be given to other children.