News From Terre Haute, Indiana

July 21, 2013

Terre Haute store giving away free backpacks, school supplies

The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — The Cellular Connection Verizon store in Terre Haute is giving away free backpacks full of supplies to customers of local grade school children.

Parents or guardians are encouraged to bring their children to the TCC store at 2512 Wabash Ave. between noon and 2 p.m. on Aug. 3 to pick up a free backpack filled with pencils, paper, a pencil box, folders, glue and more.

Between 100 and 150 backpacks will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

In a joint effort with its customers, The Cellular Connection is donating a total of 60,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children across the country through its School Rocks Backpack Giveaway initiative.

More information about the School Rocks Backpack Giveaway initiative is available on YouTube.

 Supporters of the cause are encouraged to use hashtag #TCCRocks on Instagram and Twitter to help spread the word.