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Free Supplies for Kids!

Free Supplies for Kids!

Thanks to a generous donation from the Greater Twin Cities United Way, MPS is holding two backpack giveaway events for MPS students.  Backpacks will be filled with supplies for elementary age (K-5) students.  Please check back as additional events may be added in the coming weeks.  500 backpacks available at each event. 

There are no eligibility requirements- open to any MPS student.

Wednesday, August 15th

New Families Center (in the Wilder Complex)
3345 Chicago Avenue S
4pm-7pm (or while supplies last)

Friday, August 17th

Davis Center (north entrance)
1250 W. Broadway Avenue
3pm-6pm (or while supplies last)

Questions about these giveaways or want to donate backpacks for MPS students? Contact: or 612-668-0542