Mobile Newswatch 12

Home | Weather | News | Sports

Verizon Branches Host "Backpacks 4 Kids" Event
ANTIGO -

The Team Wireless Verizon dealer hosted it's second annual "Backpacks 4 Kids" event at over 50 locations.

Parents and students were allowed to stop by on Saturday and pick out their own backpacks with over $40 worth of school supplies, all from donations in the community.

The Antigo branch was able to supply 56 bags for local students.

"I know that for myself I've had donations anywhere between a dollar and $20," said Assistant Store Manager, Leah Anderson, "$4 a donation provided one backpack so, $20 a donation is five backpacks for our local community."

This year's event brought in over $80,000 worth of school supplies.



Story By: Nate Meihak


Two Local Non-Profits Host E-Cycle Event
Deaths from coronavirus top 1,000 in Wisconsin
HUD awards $3.8 million to public housing authorities to help keep residents housed
Wisconsin hopes for smoother primary than April election
Missing toddler found in northern Wisconsin
Strong storms cut power to thousands, topple trees
Biden selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate
Worldwide virus cases top 20 million, doubling in six weeks

Home | Weather | News | Sports

View Desktop Version

Copyright© 2020 Rockfleet Broadcasting / Northland Television, Inc.

Disclaimer: All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed and should be independently verified.
Neither Rockfleet Broadcasting / Northland Television, Inc. nor By Request Web Designs shall be responsible for any typographical errors, misinformation, or misprints.



Site Design By: