Donated school supplies ready for distribution in Cohoes

[anvplayer video=”5190751″ station=”998132″]

More than 1,700 crayons, 1,600 pencils, 240 glue sticks, 200 pens, 53 calculators, 70 notebooks and more were delivered to the Connect Center in Cohoes on Friday, to start of the new school year.

Volunteers from the Center for Internet Security in East Greenbush have been collecting donations from employees throughout the summer.

The Connect Center is an after school and summer program for kids in grades 6 through 12, offering them educational opportunities in science, technology, engineering, art and math.