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Operation Backpack-to-School

Thank you to the generous, caring Yonkers community for making this citywide initiative such a success!

Businesses and community members can help a Yonkers Public Schools elementary school student in need get the year off to a good start by participating in the city's Backpack-to-School initiative now through Friday, August 31st.

You can make a difference by providing a backpack and supplies that can be dropped of at locations throughout the city.


Suggested List:

New or “like new” backpacks, filled with the following school supplies:

  • Crayons
  • Pencils
  • Ruler
  • 4 Composition Notebooks (wide-rule)
  • Assignment Pad/Book
  • Glue Sticks
  • Markers – Multi-color
  • Pencil Case
  • Pocket Folders
  • Tissues











































































Need more information?

Please contact the Mayor's Office at 914 377 6300

Artwork by student Ariana Myers


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