The American Red Cross is offering their "Backpacks for Military Kids" program once again this year. They have over 600 backpacks full of school supplies ready to distribute. Find out how to get yours.

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The backpacks & supplies are available for military families in the Evansville, IN & Henderson & Owensboro, KY areas. All you need is your military ID. Backpacks can be picked up at the following locations:

  • Evansville Red Cross office, Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Owensboro and Henderson, KY Red Cross offices, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Again, be sure you bring a valid Military I.D. to receive a backpack. If you need additional information about receiving a backpack, you can call the American Red Cross at 812-471-7200.