NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Educational Foundation and Nutley Family Service Bureau have joined forces for a backpack drive for Nutley residents in need. New backpacks and school supplies will be accepted through August 25 on the porch donation bin at the NFSB Annex on Chestnut Street.

Citizens wishing to support the effort can also mail a check for $25 to the Nutley Educational Foundation, P.O. Box 735 Nutley NJ 07110. Donations submitted to NEF are fully tax-deductible, just include "backpack" in the memo portion of your check.