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Backpack Giveaway Party

August 25, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

UPDATE as of 8/23/2022: All of our backpacks are spoken for… Extra school supplies will be given away September 1st at the Mission between 9am and 5pm, FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE.
Even if your child is not signed up to receive a backpack, you are welcome to come to the party this Thursday, August 25th. Come enjoy the festivities!
Thursday, August 25th the Mission will be holding its annual Backpack Giveaway Party. It will be a fun-filled 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 200 backpacks. Here is a list to get you started…
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Pencil sharpeners/cases
  • Crayons/Colored pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Markers
  • Glue sticks/bottles
  • Hand sanitizer/wipes
  • 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 25, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Susan Jones


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