ROME, N.Y. - Ahead of their school supply giveaway, the Rome Rescue Mission is asking for backpack donations.
They're looking for at least 23 gender neutral backpacks. They're also looking for any and all school supplies, such as composition notebooks, pens, and pencils.
The Rescue Mission has been doing this for 20 years now.
If you are willing to donate, just drop off the book bags or school supplies at the Rome Rescue Mission on East Dominick Street in Rome. They ask to please drop of your donations by August 27.