More than 22,500 propagandize reserve distributed – Uticaod
August 24, 2016 - School Supplies
Boxes filled with pencils, pens, notebooks, binders, markers, tissues and some-more propagandize reserve were lined adult on tables.
UTICA — Boxes filled with pencils, pens, notebooks, binders, markers, tissues and some-more propagandize reserve were lined adult on tables.
Tuesday morning, officials from area schools emptied a room of those propagandize supplies.
Seven area schools and 3 village agencies benefited from a United Way of a Valley and Greater Utica’s sixth annual Back-to-School Supply Drive: Central Valley Academy, Dolgeville Central, Richfield Springs Central , Martin Luther King Elementary, Christopher Columbus Elementary, Remsen School District, Waterville Elementary, Underground Cafe, Thea Bowman and a Mohawk YMCA.
Brenda Episcopo, CEO of United Way of a Valley and Greater Utica Area, pronounced what done this year’s expostulate singular was a partnership with Max L. Cowen, that gave people a event to buy a back-to-school pack online that had all a materials a tyro would need placed inside a book bag.
“The idea is to make certain that all kids start propagandize prepared to learn,” Episcopo said.
United Way perceived some-more than 22,587 donated equipment valued during some-more than $23,472. It also collected $2,400 in financial donations.
Thea Bowman Site Supervisor Rita Stefanski was grateful for a reserve that will go to the pre-K and after-school program.
“Whatever we don’t use in the day care, we palm out to those in need,” Stefanski said.