Local organization to donate backpacks and supplies to EVSC students

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On Tuesday, the Young Professionals Network of Southwest Indiana Association of Realtors will stuff more than 500 backpacks with supplies. Image Source: MGN Online/Photo: Joel Martinez

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — Students in the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation will go back to school soon.

With summer break nearly over, the focus for some is to make sure those students have everything they need to head back to class.

Tuesday, during their 2nd Annual Backpack Drive, members of Young Professionals Network of Southwest Indiana Association of Realtors will be stuffing more than 500 backpacks with supplies.

The project has more than doubled the number of backpacks from last year.

The backpacks and supplies will be handed out on Thursday at the Evansville Basketball Academy.

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(This story was originally published on July 30, 2019)

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