Backpack giveaways in Kern County

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With the beginning of the school year kicking off around Kern County, there are several backpack giveaways happening this weekend for those who need help.

• Backpack, haircut, hygiene and food distribution
Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to Noon
David Nelson Pocket Park,1511 Niles Street

Children First Campaign, Apple Core Project and more haved teamed up to give backpacks, haircuts, hygiene kits and food baskets to families in east Bakersfield just in time for the first day of school. The event is open to families in east Bakersfield and any child in need of a little extra support before the school year.

Are you hosting a backpack giveaway and want to be added to our list? Please email the information to 17News@kget.com or call our newsroom at 661-283-1717.

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