CHUM Duluth Looking For Backpack Donations
Many kids in the area come from struggling families or families on the edge, CHUM Duluth is helping with a backpack drive.
You can donate money directly for CHUM to purchase the backpack and supplies or you can buy a pack to be delivered.
Click here and you can purchase a backpack online by August 12th and Educational Products, Inc. will ship it to CHUM in time for the City of Duluth Parks and Recreation Department Back to School Fair on August 22. Or Click Here and you can donate right to CHUM for a backpack to be purchased for you. You may also purchase backpacks and supplies locally and drop them off at CHUM.
Here's what is in each pack if you should decide to buy the supplies on your own:
Kindergarten - 5th Grade
|6th - 12th Grades|
The City of Duluth Back To School Fair takes place August 22 from noon to 4 pm in these locations:
- Central Hillside Community Center - 12 East 4th Street
- Morgan Park Community Center - 1242 88th Avenue West
- Portman Community Center - 4601 McCulloch Street
Also for ISD 709 public and charter school students:
- Information booths
- School lunch program registration
Please be prepared to show identification for each student requesting a backpack.
- School ID
- Social Security card
- Medical card
- Birth certificate