Residents can donate school supplies for backpack distribution at The Diamond next week

Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The ultimate backpack supply drive returns for another year.

VCU Health and CIS of Richmond will be hosting the event at The Diamond on Aug. 25 from 1-6 p.m.

You can drop off pencils, notebooks, glue sticks and other school supplies.

The goal is to collect at least 10,000 pre-filled backpacks for local students.

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