Annual Back to School Giveaways Sponsored by Excellus LogoChemung County Back to School Kick-off
Location: Saints Peter & Paul Gym
 – 556 St. Joseph’s Blvd, Elmira, NY
(next to the Elmira Community Kitchen)
Contact: 
607.734.9784
Thursday, August 31 from 3p-6p
3p-6p: Local vendors & community agencies on hand with information/resources (pre-registration not required)
5p-6p: Free Dinner available at the Elmira Community Kitchen (pre-registration not required)

Pre-registration for haircuts, backpacks and school supply starter kits is now closed. For other resources, please call 211.

Please join us to check out the local vendors and activities!

Additional pick-ups for pre-registered children will be Friday (1p-4p) & Tuesday (9a-11:45a & 1p-4p), for those that can’t make the Kick-off Event. No backpacks will be distributed prior to the Event.

All items given out are based on donations received so there is no guarantee as to what items will be available.

Business or Organization interested in Tabling at our events? Complete & Return this Form.


Schuyler County Back to School Kick-off
Location: Schuyler Outreach Food Pantry
(St. Mary’s Gym) – 112 Tenth St, Watkins Glen, NY
Contact: 607.734.9784
Wednesday, August 23 from 3p-6p

Additional pick-ups for pre-registered children will be Thursday (9a-2p) & Friday (12-4pm), during regular pantry hours, for those that can’t make the Kick-off Event. No backpacks will be distributed prior to the Event.