FREE STUDENT BACKPACKS AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES AT TAMAQUA SALVATION ARMY

Pictured with some of the backpacks is Esther Stofocik, Social Worker, Tamaqua Salvation Army.
Pictured with some of the backpacks is Esther Stofocik, social worker, Tamaqua Salvation Army.

The Tamaqua Salvation Army is giving away over 250 clear student backpacks to area students.
“There is no restrictions on income,” said Tamaqua Salvation Army Major Sharon Whispell. “Any area student can receive a backpack.”
The only items required to receive a backpack / book bag are student identification and birth certificate for each student.
The giveaway is first come, first serve. Stop by the Tamaqua Salvation Army (105 West Broad Street) Monday to Friday between 10 AM and 3 PM to receive a backpack.
In addition to the backpacks, students will also receive a limited number of school supplies, courtesy of the 13th Annual Schuylkill United Way Stuff The Bus program. (Click HERE to view this photo on Facebook.)

Free Book Bags and Supplies, Tamaqua Salvation Army, Tamaqua, 8-11-2015 (2)

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