Back to School Drive

Back to School Drive 2024 Chemung Drive Catholic Charities is partnering with Strong Kids Safe Kids to host a Back to School Drive from July 17 – August 14, 2024. Items can be dropped off at any of the following locations:

• Chapel Park
• Chemung County Library District (Big Flats, Horseheads, Steele Memorial, West Elmira locations)
• Cornell Cooperative Extension
• Corning Community College – Elmira Campus
• Department of Aging
• Mr. Panosian’s Famous Shoes
• Parmenter Tire, Auto & Truck Service – Horseheads
• The Purple Iris Boutique, Horseheads
• Tranquility Beauty Shop
• Treu Office Supply & Furniture, Elmira

Donations will also be accepted at the Catholic Charities Main Office (215 E Church St, Elmira): Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Backpacks and school supply starter kits will be distributed at the Annual Strong Kids Safe Kids event on August 24 from 11 am – 2 pm at the Chemung County Fairgrounds. No registration is required. New backpacks will be available for students in kindergarten to 6th grade.


SCHUYLER DETAILS:

Catholic Charities is hosting a Back to School Drive from July 17 – August 14, 2024. Items can be dropped off at any of the following locations:

• Chemung Canal Trust Company – Montour Falls & Watkins Glen
• Famous Brands
• Parmenter Tire, Auto & Truck Service – Odessa & Montour Falls
• Quinlan’s Pharmacy, Montour Falls
• The Hi-Lites
• Visions Federal Credit Union
• Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Visitor Center at 214 N. Franklin, Watkins Glen: open every day, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
• Watkins Glen Public Library

Donations will also be accepted at Schuyler Outreach Food Pantry (112 10th Street, Watkins Glen): Tuesdays & Fridays, 9 am – 2 pm, Thursdays, noon- 4 pm.

Backpacks and school supply starter kits will be distributed at the Schuyler Outreach Food Pantry on August 27 and 29. Registration is required. New backpacks will be available for students in kindergarten to 12th grade who reside in Schuyler County.

Back to School Drive 2024 Schuyler Locations Drop off Here