Office Depot to Donate Backpacks and Supplies

September 4, 2002
Office Depot will donate backpacks filled with school supplies to 500 students attending Harmony Hills Elementary School in Silver Spring. The event will take place on Thursday, September 5, at 10:30 a.m. at the school.

Backpacks and supplies, worth more than $7,000, will be handed out to students by Superintendent Jerry D. Weast and representatives from Office Depot’s local Business Services Division: Bill Morris, Ron Drescher and Bob Embrey.

Approximately 72 percent of the students at Harmony Hills Elementary School qualify for Free and Reduced-price Meals, a measure of poverty.

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