Office Depot Donates Backpacks to 500 Students

August 29, 2003
Office Depot will donate backpacks filled with school supplies to 500 students attending Gaithersburg Elementary School. Backpacks and supplies, worth more than $7,000, will be handed out to students by Deputy Superintendent Gregory Thornton and representatives from Office Depot’s local Business Services Division.

The event will take place on Tuesday, September 2, at 10:00 a.m. at the school.

Approximately 67 percent of the students at Gaithersburg Elementary School qualify for Free and Reduced-price Meals, a measure of poverty.

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