Backpack giveaway for school kids in Richmond, Calif. | Global News

Backpack giveaway for school kids in Richmond, Calif.

/ 08:39 AM August 22, 2015

RICHMOND, California Hundreds of Richmond school children and police officers will kick off the start of the new school year at the Richmond Police Activities League (PAL) Back-to-School Carnival, sponsored by Richmond PAL, PG&E and private donors.

The three-day event is a fundraiser, with all proceeds going to Richmond PAL. There will be games, rides, a backpack giveaway, etc. The carnival is open to the public.

Backpacks will be distributed on Saturday, August 22 starting at noon until 3 p.m. at the Parking Lot on Barrett Ave (Between 24th and 25th St), Richmond.


The event will bring the community together while supporting local students, ensuring they have school supplies and backpacks in time for the new school year. Richmond PAL offers athletic, academic, and artistic opportunity and guidance for youths in West Contra Costa County.
CONTACT:        Fiona Chan, PG&E Corporate Relations,  (415) 793-0374

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