The Residence Park Neighborhood Association (New Rochelle) and Costco are determined to collect 100 filled backpacks for area students in need, through Hope Community Services.
They are looking for donations of supplies for school age children from kindergarten up: notebooks, binders, loose leaf paper, composition books, pens, pencils, crayons, markers, book covers, highlighters, calculators, and anything else you can think of.
They we will also happily accept cash or checks. Look for volunteers collecting donations at the island at the large grassy island at the intersection of Liberty and Elm Streets on Wednesday, Aug. 10 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm and Saturday, August 13 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon.
You can also mail a check (made out to RPNA) to: RPNA, PO Box 1033, New Rochelle, NY, 10805.
The presentation to the Children at HOPE will be on August 25.