MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- The Mount Vernon City School District will be hosting a Back-to-School Backpack giveaway on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Hartley Park.
All students and families are welcome to come and enjoy food, games and entertainment as the school hopes to provide basic supplies to as many as 10,000 students who are in need.
Citizens, businesses and students are asked to help by donating supplies, money or their time to the cause.
Registration is required for all student attendees. Parents can register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with proof of residency.
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