The Haverstraw Holiday Meal Committee still needs help from the community for its annual backpack giveaway.
The event will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 24 at Quisqueya Sports Club on Broadway in Haverstraw.
This year’s goal is to give away 750 backpacks to children from kindergarten to 12th grade.
For more information about donations and volunteering for the event, call Dominguez at 845-947-8532.
Monetary donations are tax deductible. Checks can be made payable to: The Haverstraw Meal Fund c/o The Rockland Community Foundation EIN: #76-0729108. Send checks to 6 Broadway, Haverstraw, NY 10927.
Photo: From left, Diana Henríquez, 8, Jaelyne de la Cruz, 7, and Anarah Stanely, 5, show off their book bags donated by Haverstraw Holiday Meal Committee during the 2013 annual backpack giveaway event. (Carucha L. Meuse/The Journal News)