CATSKILL — To help families in need prepare for the upcoming school year, state Sen. Michelle Hinchey’s office is partnering with the Hudson/Catskill Housing Coalition and the Back to School Barbecue in Catskill, to collect essential school supplies for K-12 students.
The Senator’s office is collecting the following items:
- Mechanical pencils
- Dry erase markers
- Pencil boxes
- All sized subject notebooks
- Composition notebooks
- Looseleaf paper
- Glue sticks
- Hand sanitizer
Donations can be dropped off at Hinchey’s Kingston office at 721 Broadway, Suite 150, Kingston, NY 12401. The office is open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Donations will be accepted through Friday, Aug. 18, at Hinchey’s Kingston office.
Hinchey will also host a drop-off event in Catskill on Thursday, Aug. 17, from 4-6 p.m. at the Hudson/Catskill Housing Coalition Office, at 361 Main St., Catskill, NY 12414. School supplies are being collected at this event and not distributed.