Pinellas Park Hosts Drive-Through Backpack Giveaway
The backpacks contain school supplies, washable cloth masks, a free bike helmet, a free book, and information about Pinellas Park resources for children.
PINELLAS PARK – This city is hosting its first-ever drive-through school backpack giveaway this morning (Aug. 22).
The giveaway is scheduled from 10 am until 2 pm or while supplies last at the Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N. Children must be present to get a backpack. Participants do not need to be a Pinellas Park resident to get a backpack. Anyone in need is welcome.
In addition to receiving a backpack filled with school supplies, each student will receive a set of five washable cloth masks, a free bike helmet, a free book, and information about Pinellas Park city resources for children. The city has more than 900 backpacks to give away.
The event is hosted by the Pinellas Park Recreation Department, Barbara S. Ponce Library, Pinellas Park Fire Department, and the Pinellas Park Police Department.
For information, go to facebook.com.
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CITY OF PINELLAS PARK.
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