URBAN LEAGUE AND WALMART – BACKPACK & SCHOOL SUPPLIES GIVEAWAY EVENT – Aug. 25, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

URBAN LEAGUE OF HAMPTON ROADS AND WALMART

BACKPACK & SCHOOL SUPPLIES GIVEAWAY EVENT

Urban League Partners with Walmart to Provide

Backpacks and School Supplies to the Community

WHO:              Urban League partners with Walmart to provide backpacks and school supplies to local students heading back to school.

WHAT:            500 backpacks filled with school supplies to be distributed to local families.

                        NOTE: All available backpacks have been claimed through a pre-registration process. This event is for pickup for those already registered.

WHEN:Wednesday, August 25, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Booker T. Washington High School Cafeteria
1111 Park Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23504

WHY:               Back-to-school shopping can often put pressure on a family‚Äôs budget. This fall, the Urban League of Hampton Roads has partnered with Walmart to provide 500 backpacks filled with school supplies to help a child go back to school prepared and ready for the new year.

VISUALS:            – Volunteers handing out backpacks filled with school supplies to families; social distancing guidelines will be posted and observed.

– Spokespersons from Urban League and Walmart Available 

CONTACT:      Mike Carosi | 757.353.5532 | mike@communicateonpoint.com