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Back to School Drive

Posted on 08/09/2018
(New City, NY) - Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann announced that the Town of Clarkstown is collecting school supplies to help two local not-for-profit organizations, Advocating for Change, Inc., and People to People, distribute supplies to students before the start of the school year.

“As many of us start filling our children’s back packs to go back to school next month, some of our neighbors are struggling to buy all the necessary supplies for their kids,” said Supervisor George Hoehmann. “We are proud to partner with two amazing community organizations, Advocating for Change, Inc., and People to People, helping those who need it most. I ask all those who can, to please consider donating back packs, notebooks, pencils and more to our Back to School Drive here at Town Hall.”

The Town is asking employees and residents to donate supplies from the following list in an effort to help families in need. A donation box is located in the lobby at Clarkstown Town Hall, 10 Maple Avenue, New City until Friday, August 17, 2018.

The list includes: back packs, 3 subject notebooks, 5 subject notebooks, Marble notebooks, Binders (1.5” or larger) and dividers, Loose leaf paper, Index cards, Scientific calculators (new/used – in working condition), Pens/# 2 Pencils, Crayons, colored pencils, and markers, Pencil cases, Pocket folders, Rulers, scissors, glue sticks, Pencil sharpeners and Highlighters.

For more information please call 845-639-2050.