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Catholic Charities received over 500 backpacks through WBNG backpack drive

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BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- The Catholic Church Charities food pantry has received more than 500 donations of backpacks through the WBNG Backpack Drive.

Most have been distributed already. As of Sept. 13, Catholic Church Charities hey currently have about 20 left.

Manager at Catholic Charities Vanessa Friebel told 12 News, "Families are really struggling this year particularly I think in the wake of our changes from COVID, so we're trying to support families in any way we can. Food or essentials, school essentials."

If you are looking to donate you can call the food pantry at 723-4563. They are located at 100 Main St. Binghamton.

Kayla Madison


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