MODESTO — The Latino Community Roundtable of Stanislaus County is holding its annual backpack drive, collecting and distributing backpacks and school supplies to children in need.
Backpacks will be collected through July 29 and may be dropped off at the following Modesto locations: Modesto City Schools District Office, 426 Locust St.; King-Kennedy Memorial Center, 601 S. Martin Luther King Drive; Familia Juarez Restaurant, 617 Paradise Road; Boy Scouts of America, 4031 Technology Drive; and Health Net, 1940 Crows Landing Road, Suite 10.
Backpack and school supply giveaway days will be July 31 at 6 p.m. at the King-Kennedy Memorial Center and Aug. 4 at 6 p.m. at the Ceres Drive-In Flea Market, 1651 E. Whitmore Ave.
Preregistration for free backpacks is required.
To learn more, call Maggie Mejia, (209) 303-2664; Jorge Perez, (209) 595-9654; Rosalinda Vierra, (209) 988-4901; Tony Madrigal, (209) 579-4776; or Joseph Sanchez, (209) 534-1211.