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Free backpack give away Saturday, Aug. 23

So far they have collected 1, 500 backpacks and need volunteers to help stuff with them school supplies at St. Luck Church on Thursday, Aug. 21. So far they have collected 1, 500 backpacks and need volunteers to help stuff with them school supplies at St. Luck Church on Thursday, Aug. 21.
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

School is less than a week away and some students still need help getting school supplies.

This weekend at the Martin Luther King Center several organizations around Wilmington are hosting a Back to School Bash where they will be giving away free backpacks with proper school supplies for children. This event takes place from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23.

So far they have collected 1,500 backpacks and need volunteers to help stuff them with school supplies at St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church on Thursday, Aug. 21.

If you would like to donate or volunteer, call 910-233-2544.

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