Backpacks, school supplies collected thru today for students

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Nearly 20 locations across the Reno area are serving as drop-off locations for school-supply backpacks through July 23, including Bizarre Guitar, Caliber Hair and Make-up, Dickson Realty, Geodis, Keller Williams, Legal Match, North American Title, Remax Professionals and Great Basin Credit Union.

For more information, to make an online cash donation, or find all drop-off locations, click here.


Backpacks filled with school supplies are being collected for students headed back to school this fall.

This is the 6th year of this effort; in 2017, 128 backpacks were donated. The goal is to provide backpacks for every Boys and Girls Club in our area.

Packs are being collected July 21 at Z Bar at 1074 S. Virginia Street in Reno from 10am until 2pm.

Sponsors range from local shops including Veteran's Collision & Customs and Millers chop shop to corporate sponsors Guild Mortgage and AutoZone.