PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- The Port Chester Latino Network calls on the community to participate in the Helping Hands Annual Mission Backpack Event on Monday, Aug. 18 and Tuesday, Aug. 19 from 10 a.m. to noon.
At the event in the Resurrection Church basement, 910 Boston Post Road, Rye, fill 2,000 backpacks with brand new back-to-school supplies for children living in shelter and transitional arrangements .
For $25, backpacks will be filled with school supplies, such as a scientific calculator, notebooks, binders, pencils, index cards; $50 will cover art supplies for twenty children: drawing paper, crayons, glue sticks; $75 will buy eight scientific calculators; $100 will provide a family of four children with school ready backpacks. For more information, click here.
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