Greenacres gets school supplies from Office Depot Foundation

Back to school suppliesGREENACRES — The city received 300 sackpacks filled with school supplies from the Office Depot Foundation.

The Foundation donated 10,000 colorful sackpacks to schools, nonprofits and agencies in the West Palm Beach area to help needy families on Tuesday at the Office Depot store on South State Road 7.

The Foundation celebrated its 16th year by donating 200,000 sackpacks to children in all 50 states and internationally.

During the past nine years, about 62,000 West Palm Beach-area kids have received school supplies through the program, the Foundation said in a statement. By the end of this year, more than 4 million backpacks and sackpacks will have been given away since 2011.