500 Military Kids to Receive Free Backpacks in College Park
College Park, MD; August 9, 2015 – Operation Homefront will hold a Back-to-School Brigade event Sunday, August 9th, 2015 in the College Park area where free backpacks full of school supplies will be given to military kids. The event will be held at the College Park Moose Lodge.
“Military families deal not only with deployments and the other stresses of military life, but also the economic difficulties shared by all Americans,” explains Vivian Dietrich, Regional Director, Operation Homefront. “These donated school supplies enhance the morale and the success of our military children, while easing the burden military families carry.”
The school supplies were donated by people from the DC Metro area and collected at local Dollar Tree stores as part of Operation Homefront’s nationwide Back-to-School Brigade program.
Free backpacks to military children will be distributed at the following locations:
Sunday, August 9th, 2015
College Park Moose Lodge
3700 Metzerott Road
College Park, MD
1pm – 4pm