Ballston Spa — The Ballston Spa Central School District received $8,500 in contributions during a Board of Education meeting this week to help support student and community services.
The TCT Federal Credit Union donated a total of $5,000. Of those funds, $2,500 will be used to for the Scotties BackPack Program, Sponsor-a-Scholar, and Community Literacy initiatives. The remaining $2,500 will help buy student science kits.
The Ballston Spa Elks Lodge #2619 contributed $3,500 to the Scotties BackPack Program. The Scotties BackPack Program provides food to students who may otherwise go without.
The Scotties BackPack Program offers weekend meals to more than 180 students in the district. The program is funded by grants, individual and corporate donations.
For more information about the Scotties BackPack program, visit www.bscsd.org/backpack or call 518-884-7195, ext. 1369.