Bolingbrook Verizon retailer to host backpack giveaway Aug. 3

BOLINGBROOK – Local Verizon Wireless retailer The Cellular Connection will hand out backpacks to Bolingbrook children from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 3.

Part of its School Rocks Backpack Giveaway initiative, The Cellular Connection will donate backpacks filled with pencils, paper, a pencil box, folders, glue and other school supplies to the first 100 to 150 children that stop by the Bolingbrook location, 697 E. Boughton Road, noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 3.

Any leftover backpacks will be donated to local schools. Backpacks will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

The Cellular Connection is the largest Verizon Wireless retailer in the United States. School Rocks Backpack Giveaway initiative is a nationwide event in which 400 Cellular Connection stores will donate 60,000 backpacks to children.

To learn more about The Cellular Connection, visit: www.ecellularconnection.com