City gives away backpacks, supplies

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Volusia County School Board Member Ida Wright and Daytona Beach City Commissioner Paula Reed were on hand at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center Saturday to greet kids and pass out supplies.(DUANE HERNANDEZ SR./HARDNOTTS PHOTOGRAPHY)

Volusia County School Board Member Ida Wright and Daytona Beach City Commissioner Paula Reed were on hand at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center Saturday to greet kids and pass out supplies.
(DUANE HERNANDEZ SR./HARDNOTTS PHOTOGRAPHY)

Hundreds turned out at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center Saturday for the city’s annual Mayor’s Back Pack Give Away Backpacks and other supplies were given to students ages 5 – 18 as long as they were accompanied by guardian.

Another giveaway is planned Saturday at the John H. Dickerson Community Center, 308 S. Martin Luther King Blvd., from 9 to 11 a.m. The city will be giving away 3,500 backpacks.

Drinks, snacks and other goodies will be passed out as well from volunteering vendors.

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