Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D–Great Neck) is launching her back-to-school drive for elementary school children in the 10th Legislative District.
This year’s drop-off locations are: the main branch of the Great Neck Library, 159 Bayview Ave., the Parkville Branch of the Great Neck Library, 10 Campbell St., New Hyde Park; the Lakeville Branch of the Great Neck Library, 475 Great Neck Rd. and the Shelter Rock Public Library, 165 Searingtown Rd, Albertson. During normal library hours, donors are encouraged to drop off new and unused school supplies such as: backpacks, folders, binders, notebooks, number 2 pencils, colored pencils, colored markers, crayons and glue sticks.
Donors can also make contributions on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Manhasset-Lakeville Water-Fire District Office, 170 East Shore Road, Great Neck, 11021. Donations at all locations must be received by Tuesday, Aug. 24.
The school supplies gathered will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis during an event at the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department, Company No. 2, located at 2 Community Drive East, Manhasset, N.Y. 11030. The facility is located behind Macy’s off of Community Drive. For additional information, call Legislator Birnbaum’s office at 516-571-6210 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.