Local backpack donation drive planned for Saturday

HYPERLINK "http://www.ecellularconnection.com/"The Cellular Connection, in a joint effort with its customers, will be donating 100,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children through its School Rocks Backpack Giveaway.

Between noon and 2 p.m., on Aug. 2, more than 350 participating TCC stores across the U.S. are inviting local families to bring their children to the store to pick up a backpack filled with pencils, paper, a pencil box, folders, glue and more.

The local participating store is located at 1565 N E Third St #A. Each participating store will donate between 75 and 300 backpacks. All leftover backpacks will be donated to local schools.

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