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Here's how you can get a free backpack filled with school supplies in Western New York

Here's how you can get a free backpack filled with school supplies in Western New York
Posted at 3:55 AM, Jul 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-24 03:55:20-04

EAST AURORA, N.Y. (WKBW) — If your kids are in need of backpacks this school year, this weekend you have the chance to get them for free.

Verizon's Wireless Zones are hosting its annual 'School Rocks' backpack giveaway at three locations in Western New York.

While Verizon is giving away 140,000 backpacks filled with supplies nationwide, 180 will be handed out in Western New York.

Students can also enter for a chance to receive $10,000 in college scholarships.

The event runs from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the following locations

  • 123 Grey Street: East Aurora
  • 5696 South Transit Road: Lockport
  • 231 South Cascade Drive, Suite 115: Springville