Annual Back to School Drive sponsored by
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Catholic Charities and the Economic Opportunity Program (EOP) are working together to host a Back to School Drive from July 15 – August 12, 2019 at the following locations:

Chemung County Drop-off Locations:

Schuyler County Drop-off Locations:

Thank you for your generosity & support!

Catholic Charities’ Main Office will be accepting donations (215 E Church St, Elmira; Monday – Thursday, 8:30am – noon & 1pm – 4:30pm; Friday, 8:30am – 1pm).
Schuyler Outreach Food Pantry will be accepting donations (112 10th St, Watkins Glen; Tuesday & Friday, 9am-2pm; Thursday, noon-4pm). Monetary donations may be sent to Catholic Charities (215 E Church St, Elmira, NY 14901) or made online. Please indicate Back to School Drive and specify which county you’d like to support.
Economic Opportunity Program will be accepting donations (650 Baldwin St, Elmira; Monday – Thursday, 8:15am – 5:45pm).

Needed Items – New School Supplies for Pre-K-12th Grade Students:

Pre-K to 2nd Grade: (Shop online & ship right to us via RightGift.com)

  • Colored pencils
  • Composition Notebook (wide ruled)
  • Crayons (24 count)
  • Erasers (hand-held)
  • Folders
  • Glue Sticks
  • Markers (washable)
  • Pencil Box
  • Pencils (wooden)
  • Ruler
  • Scissors (blunt tip)

3rd– 6th Grade: (Shop online & ship right to us via RightGift.com)

  • Colored pencils
  • Composition Notebook (wide ruled)
  • Crayons (24 count)
  • Erasers (hand-held)
  • Folders (2-pocket)
  • Glue Sticks
  • Highlighter
  • Markers (washable)
  • Paper (loose-leaf, wide-ruled)
  • Pencil Pouch
  • Pencils (wooden)
  • Ruler
  • Scissors (child-sized)
  • Spiral Notebooks (wide-ruled)

7th-12th Grade: (Shop online & ship right to us via RightGift.com)

  • Binders, 3 Ring, with Pockets (1 1/2“ or 2”)
  • Cap Erasers
  • Colored Pencils
  • Divider Tabs
  • Folders (2-pocket)
  • Highlighter
  • Index Cards (3×5 package)
  • Paper (loose-leaf)
  • Pencil Pouch (with 3 rings)
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Pencils (mechanical/wooden)
  • Pens
  • Ruler
  • Spiral notebook

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Other Drop-off Locations will be available in conjunction with Seven Mountains Media’s Back to School Supply Drive.