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The Community Backpack Program

CEO is proud to offer back to school supports for eligible children throughout Rensselaer County. With the help of Community Partners like CAPCom we are able to help 50-100 students going into K-6th grade start their school year with new backpacks and school supply starters.

The following supplies help support this initiative:

  • #2 Pencils
  • 12-inch rulers
  • Backpacks
  • 1-Subject spiral notebooks
  • 24 Packs of crayons
  • Dry erase markers
  • Highlighters
  • 2” Plastic binders
  • Plastic pencil cases with zippers
  • Pens – blue or black ink
  • Ear buds/over-ear headphones
  • Loose leaf paper
  • Plastic 2-pocket folders

For more information on how you can donate, contact:

Renata Gwozdz, Assistant Director of Program Operations
Phone: (518) 272-6012 ext. 242
Email: rgwozdz@ceoempowers.org

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