CHUM and Duluth Public Schools will host a backpack distribution open to all Duluth school children in grades K-12. Two distribution days are set, 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 25 and 27, at the CHUM Food Shelf, 120 N. First Ave. W. Due to COVID-19, backpacks will be given away from the Food Shelf side door located in the alley.
Backpacks will be given away on a first come, first served basis and one backpack per student. Please be prepared to show identification for each student requesting a backpack. Identification can be either a school ID, medical card, social security card or birth certificate.