Newington Human Services distributes new backpacks, school supplies (and socks!!) to eligible* households with school-aged children (under age 21) prior to the first day of school
If you are currently registered with the foodbank and in need of backpacks and school supplies for your school aged child(ren) including preschool and college, check our News Flash or call us for distribution dates.
*Eligibility: Must be a Newington resident who is currently registered with the foodbank. If you are not registered with the foodbank but are experiencing financial hardship, please contact Human Serices at 860.665.8590 for an appointment to determine eligibility.