Verizon gives away backpacks

Dwaine Owen, 7, and Donald Owen Jr., 10, pick out backpacks Sunday, July 21, at a backpack giveaway event hosted at the Verizon Wireless Store, 800 N. Maguire St. In total, 250 backpacks were handed out at the event. More than 850 participating TCC and Wireless Zone stores teamed up to donate 187,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children through TCC’s annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway. Since 2013, TCC has donated more than 950,000 backpacks ensure children are well prepared for the start of the school year.

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