2018 Back to School Events

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School starts again in just a few short weeks!  Here is a list of Back to School Events and Free School Supplies taking place in the Village of Hempstead:

ICNA Relief New York 2nd Annual Back2School Giveaway:
Sunday, August 12th, 2018, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Hempstead Bus Terminal Parking Lot
For more information contact Mr. Shahid (315) 534-0790 

Friends of the Academy, in affiliation with United Health Care
Saturday, August 26th, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Parking Field 5 (Behind 78 N. Franklin Street, Hempstead, NY 11550)
Friends of the Academy, in affiliation with United Health Care, is hosting Influence Day 2017 on August 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event will offer a variety of family and senior related services along with complimentary schoolbook bags for youngsters. The location for Influence Day 2017 is Parking Field 5, directly behind 78 N. Franklin Street. 

Jackson Memorial A.M.E. Zion: Back to School Giveaway
                                                 Sunday, August 26th, 2018, 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.                                                                     60 Peninsula Blvd, Hempstead, NY 11550                                                                                   Please contact JERRY FLOWERS: (516)-924-0720

The Islamic Circle of North America and Crescent School 
Monday, August 27th, Starting at 2 p.m.
Parking Field (next to Hempstead Bus Station)

The Islamic Circle of North America and Crescent School 
will be distributing free book bags and some school items to local youngsters starting at 2 p.m., until supplies last.  The giveaway will take place in front of the Hempstead Bus Station between Jackson and West Columbia Streets. For more information, please contact Habeeb Ahmed at (516)-581-5893.

The WORC Program In conjunction with Children's Hope India 3
Thursday, August 31st, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.
250 Fulton Avenue, Ste. 355, Hempstead, NY 11550

The WORC Program in conjunction with Children's Hope India 3 presents their Backpack Giveaway Event on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at 250 Fulton Avenue, Ste. 355, Hempstead, NY 11550.  Children MUST be present to receive their backpacks.  Parents will also have an opportunity to register your child for WORC's afterschool tutorial and homework assistance program.  

Able Body of Believer's Alliance
Saturday, September 1st, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Bethlehem of Judea Church, 83 Greenwich Street, Hempstead, NY 11550
The Able Body of Believer's Alliance will be hosting a Back to School Celebration.  The event will be held from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bethlehem of Judea Church, located at 83 Greenwich Street. There will be family entertainment, food and games along with free backpacks and school supplies for children who are accompanied by parents and pre-register.  To sign up in advance, please contact Evangelist Reginald Benjamin at 516-398-7484 or Deandra Moss at (516)-493-9840.

Peace Valley Haven, Inc.
Saturday, September 1st, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Parking Field 14 (Next to Village Hall, 99 Nichols Court, Hempstead, NY 11550)

Peace Valley Haven, Inc. is having their Back to School Event on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m at Parking Field 14 (Next to Village Hall, 99 Nichols Court, Hempstead, NY 11550). They will be distributing free school supplies for children in all grades.  For more information or to donate supplies, please call (516)-223-2355.

Empire State After-School Program                                                                                    Saturday, September 8th, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00p.m.                                                           Joseph A. McNeil School (Franklin School) 335 South Franklin Street. Hempstead, NY 11550                                                                          
Backpack giveaway, food, fun and sign up for all 2018-19 programs. Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Joseph A. McNeil School (Franklin School) 335 South Franklin Street. Hempstead, NY 11550. For more information, please call the Empire State Office at 516-434-4141.                      


If you represent an organization that would like to add your Back to School event to this list; please email your event details to socialmedia@villageofhempsteadny.gov.  Please be sure to include your contact information.