CUFO Supports Back to School Event in Harlem: Donate Today!

August 08, 2022

CUFO is proud to support the 7th Annual Back-2-School community event hosted by the NYPD 26th Precinct Community Affairs along with Manhattan Community Board 9. In partnership with Columbia Community Service, Facilities and Operations is collecting school supplies that will be distributed to local students in grades 1-7 on Thursday, August 25 at Old Broadway between 125th and 126th Street from 1 PM - 5 PM. The event will feature a school supplies distribution, entertainment, refreshments, and other resources.

The last day to donate is Monday, August 22. Items accepted for donation include:

  • notebooks
  • pens
  • pencils
  • rulers
  • glue/ glue sticks
  • crayons
  • markers
  • highlighters
  • staplers
  • blunt-tipped scissors
  • pencil cases
  • backpacks
  • lunchboxes
  • calculators
  • binders
  • folders
  • hand sanitizer

Donation Locations:

Morningside Campus:

  • Public Safety Crime Prevention Office Room 112 Low Library
  • Butler Hall - 400 West 119th Street Main Lobby

Manhattanville Campus:

  • Public Safety Operations 3270 Broadway (East side of Broadway between 131st and 132nd Street)

Medical Center:

  • Public Safety Operations, William Black Medical Research Building (650 West 168th Street) Room 109

Contact Ricardo Morales, Assistant Director, Columbia Public Safety for more information at [email protected]