Advocating For Change Inc., The CEJJES Institute Inc. and their supporters are seeking donations for the annual Book Bag Giveaway event.
Organizers say this year’s goal is to raise $30,000 to distribute 900 book bags filled with supplies among those East Ramapo students who are in need of help.
Donations will be collected at Spring Valley Market Place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays until Aug. 16. Organizers are also seeking larger donations from corporations, organizations and individuals who can sponsor 10 book bags with supplies for $25 each, or $250 total.
The give-away event will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 30 at Spring Valley Memorial Park.
Visit the websites, http://www.advocatingforchange.org and cejjesinstitute.org, or call Advocating For Change at 845-362-8610 for more information. (Photo: Peter Carr/The Journal News)