Location to be determined.
Last year the group gave-away over 500 backpacks filled with school supplies and provided a luncheon of hamburger, hotdogs, activities for the children & music. They are currently in the process of collecting schools supplies and back packs and monetary donations to purchase the food for this year’s event with a goal of a whopping 1,000 backpacks filled with school supplies.
If anyone would like to volunteer their services, make a donation for school supplies or food, contact co-founder Marina Gutierrez @ 845-429-4797 or Emily Dominguez @845-947-8532. Deliveries can be dropped off at 6 Broadway, Haverstraw, NY
Monetary donations are also accepted and are tax deductible. Checks can be made payable to: The Haverstraw Meal Fund c/o The Rockland Community Foundation EIN: #76-0729108.
Mail checks to: 6 Broadway, Haverstraw, NY 10927
Basic donations that can be dropped off to fill the backpacks:
Backpacks#2 PencilsPens – Black, Blue & RedYellow HighlightersSingle Subject NotebooksBox of Tissues (small packs)Glue SticksPocket FoldersPencil SharpenersComposition Notebooks12 inch RulersIndex Cards – 3×5Crayons 24-pkPink erasersColor MakersColor PencilsWhite-outPost-it NotesWet WipesScientific CalculatorsPocket DictionaryThesaurusChildren ScissorsPencil Box/CaseLoose Leaf PaperBinder Dividers1″ & 2″ Binders