backpacks

Bullet-resistant backpacks
Teresa Crawford)/AP
August 09, 2019 - 6:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Companies like Guard Dog Security, TuffyPacks and Bullet Blocker are peddling bullet-resistant backpacks for children in time for the back-to-school shopping season. But critics argue they are using tragedy as a marketing opportunity and exploiting parents' worst fears. Safety is...
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Lower Merion students participated in a backpack stuffing race for charity — and also attempted to break a Guinness World Record for stuffing the most backpacks with school supplies in the least amount of time.
Hadas Kuznits | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
September 08, 2018 - 5:47 pm
LOWER MERION, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Lower Merion students participated in a backpack stuffing race for charity — and also attempted to break a Guinness World Record for stuffing the most backpacks with school supplies in the least amount of time. Lower Merion High School students planned out their...
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Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church in Mount Airy gave away 2,000 backpacks at McCloskey Elementary School Saturday during its annual giveaway event.
Antionette Lee | KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
August 25, 2018 - 3:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — To make the first-day-of-school process a little easier for families — and a lot more exciting — one local church hosted its 14th annual pep rally and book bag giveaway ahead of the start of classes. Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church in Mount Airy gave away 2,000...
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Students from the Community College of Philadelphia collected school supplies to give to local elementary students and their teachers.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
August 14, 2018 - 8:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students from the Community College of Philadelphia volunteered their time, effort and resources to help hundreds of kids go back to school with the supplies they need. The book bag drive and collection for school supplies was spearheaded by students at CCP. "This...
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Former Phillies second baseman and coach Mickey Morandini, now a team ambassador, speaks with a youngster about the supplies she'll need for school this fall.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
July 31, 2018 - 7:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies and the Liberty USO teamed up Tuesday to distribute backpacks and school supplies to the children of military service members. Phillies fans also played a big part in the giveaway for some 100 youngsters from across the region. John Brazer, publicity...
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