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Bellevue residents to receive backpacks full of school supplies

 

Bellevue will be part of a national backpack giveaway program sponsored by The Cellular Connection, the largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer in the U.S. In a joint effort with its customers, the company will be donating 100,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children through its School Rocks Backpack Giveaway. Last year, the company donated 60,000 backpacks.

More than 350 participating TCC stores across the U.S. are inviting local families to bring their children to the store between noon and 2 p.m. on Aug. 2 to pick up a backpack filled with pencils, paper, a pencil box, folders, glue and more. One backpack per child present will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

The participating store in Bellevue is located at 14825 Main St. Each participating TCC store will donate between 75 and 300 backpacks. All leftover backpacks will be donated to local schools.

“The backpack giveaway is a huge part of TCC’s ‘Culture of Good’ movement that’s all about making a positive impact on employees while benefitting the world,” said Scott Moorehead, president and CEO of TCC.

Bellevue residents have been able to participate by rounding their purchases up to the nearest dollar with the difference going directly toward the School Rocks Backpack Giveaway.

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