BUFFALO, NY — Back to school is approaching, and Verizon Wireless retailer Wireless Zone is handing out 12,000 packed backpacks to local families.
This is the 11th annual School Rocks giveaway, which has provided over 1.3 million backpacks to children across the United States.
On Sunday, July 30th at 1pm, people will be able to visit local locations to pick up their backpacks once supplies have run out. Visit locations.tccrocks.com to see if there’s a location near you.
Giveaways at 3 locations in Buffalo.
- 2290 Delaware Ave Ste 800 Buffalo, NY 14216
- 4891 Transit Rd Ste 300 Depew, NY 14043
- 13129 Broadway Stalden, NY 14004
Surplus backpacks will be donated to local schools in selected locations. The backpack contains a pencil, paper, pencil case, folder, ruler and glue. Limited to one per child.
Roundroom CEO Scott Moorhead said, “The School Rocks Backpack giveaway is our flagship annual event, and we couldn’t be more grateful to our store locations, employees and customers for helping us keep doing good work in the thousands of communities in which we operate.” “The start of the school year is an exciting time for many, and each year we look forward to making school supplies more accessible to help our students thrive in the classroom.”
For giveaway details, please visit www.tccrocks.com.