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Kingsgate Center collecting backpacks to send kids back to school

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(LUBBOCK, Texas) – The new school year is quickly approaching and Kingsgate Center wants to make sure every child on the South Plains has what they need when they go back to school. That's why we are teaming up with Sprouts for the Annual Kingsgate Center Backpack to School Drive.

Beginning July 18, through August 14, new or gently used backpacks can be donated to any of the drop off locations on the north and south sides of Kingsgate Center, located at 82nd Street and Quaker Avenue.

Donated backpacks will be filled with school supplies provided by Kingsgate Center and healthy snacks provided by Sprouts Farmers Market.

Filled backpacks will be donated to Mae Simmons Community Center and distributed at the Annual Back 2 School Kickoff on Saturday, August 20 from 9am to noon at Mae Simmons Community Center, 2004 Oak Ave.

Backpacks may be donated at any of these participating businesses:

Kingsgate Center North: America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses, Great Clips, J. Roberts and Marble Slab

Kingsgate Center South: Alterations Unlimited, BC Women & Children's Wear, Malouf's, Menchie's Frozen Yogurt and Sprout's

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