Verizon premium retailer A Wireless will be giving away 125 backpacks from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday at its Bradenton location, 5295 30th Street East.
A Wireless is working in partnership with Culture of Good to donate 100,000 backpacks nationwide.
One backpack will be given per child on a first-come, first-served basis until supplies last. The backpacks will be filled with school supplies, including pencils, paper, folders and glue.
Any leftover backpacks will be donated to Manatee County schools.
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