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Backpack Party

August 27, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Whether children are learning in school or from home, supplies are a must! So on Thursday, August 27th the Mission will be holding its annual Backpack Giveaway Party. It will be a fun-filled, socially-distanced afternoon as all attendees will enjoy hot dogs, balloons, and more! Backpacks will ONLY be available to those who have pre-registered.
In order to make this event possible, we are asking our faithful supporters to donate supplies to fill all 400 backpacks. Here is a list to get you started…
  • Hand sanitizer/wipes
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Pencil sharpeners/cases
  • Crayons/Colored pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Markers
  • Glue sticks/bottles
  • Loose-leaf paper (wide-ruled)
  • 3-ring binders (1-inch)
  • Notebooks (composition & spiral)
  • Pocket folders
  • Erasers (all types)
  • Scissors (round-tipped)
  • Rulers
Please drop school supplies off by August 17th at 259 South Pearl St in Albany.
Call Mandy or Sue with questions at 518.462.0421.
Thank you for helping needy children start their school year off right!


August 27, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Capital City Rescue Mission
259 South Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12202 United States
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