Shell Presents Backpack Giveaway on Saturday, Aug. 1

NEW ORLEANS – The NOLA Back 2 School Backpack Giveaway Presented by Shell will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Xavier University Convocation Center (7910 Stroelitz Street). New Orleans-area students in grades K-6 can receive free backpacks and school supplies. The drive-through distribution will be on Stroelitz Street alongside the Xavier University Convocation Center. Registrants may also pick up backpacks at the Convocation Center Annex building, 3775 Fern Street at the corner of Stroelitz Street. Volunteers will distribute the free backpacks to each vehicle for any student who is pre-registered.

Students must be registered in advance at to receive the free backpack and school supplies. Registration is required as supplies are limited.

Xavier University and GNO STEM are partners in the event.

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