Families Flock to Backpack Distribution

The Christ Church Campus was full of life and delight this past Saturday morning, August 19 for the annual distribution of new school supplies and backpacks for children in the Poughkeepsie school districts.   Over 70 volunteers from 25 organizations contributed their time and talents to the effort.

Preschool-Kindergarten tent.

Attendance was extraordinary and hundreds of children were able to select their own materials in anticipation of the start of school  Backpacks,Supplies, and More is sponsored by Freedom Plains Presbyterian Church, Christ Church, and a host of additional community service organizations.  Many thanks to the organizers, volunteers, and participants in this truly community-building event.