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Child Center of NY Backpack Drive Featured on NY1!

Child Center backpack drive on NY1

Child Center backpack drive on NY1

The Child Center of NY holds an annual backpack drive to ensure that every child in our programs who needs a backpack and school supplies has them on the first day of school. Many of the families we serve count on us to help them with these necessities, which can cost more than $100 for each child. This year, our drive is especially vital, as children return to in-person learning, some for the first time in more than a year.

To help get the word out, Spectrum News NY1 aired a special segment about our backpack drive in which anchor Angi Gonzalez explained how everyday New Yorkers can help. Continue reading

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