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Backpack Boosters: Help local students succeed

HOUSTON – Kroger is teaming up with KPRC 2 and Powerade to make sure kids have the tools they need to succeed through Backpack Boosters.

Last year Kroger's Backpack Boosters program helped raise more than $260,000 worth of school supplies and classroom essentials for students in need. Now through Aug. 1, Kroger, Powerade and KPRC invite you to make Backpack Boosters even bigger.

Visit any greater Houston Kroger and donate a $7 pre-packaged school supplies kit or donate $1, $3 or $5 at the register to help local students have a successful year.

"Backpack Boosters is a program that presents our customers and employees an easy way to help local students succeed in the classroom," Joy Partain, public affairs manager for Kroger, said. "Having the proper school supplies are important to a student's emotional health and academic progression. Regardless of a student's socio-economic environment, no child should have to go without the essential tools we collect during this initiative."

Click here to find a Kroger location.

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