Education department holds backpack drive

August 1, 2018

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Department of Education is collecting backpacks for children in need.

The backpacks can be dropped off at the department’s office in Concord in Londergan Hall weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The drive starts Wednesday and runs through the end of August.

The backpacks will then be provided to school nurses for distribution around the state. This is the third year the department has held the backpack drive.

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