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Department of Family and Consumer Sciences helps out children of NMSU students

WHAT: Back-to-school backpack distribution

Volunteers from Family and Child Sciences department stuff backpacks with school supplies that will be given to the children of NMSU students. (photo by Harrison Brooks)

WHO: Children of NMSU students

WHEN: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 13

WHERE: The Family Resource Center, 200 Cervantes Villages C-100, 4101 Sam Steel Way, NMSU campus

VISUALS: K-12 children collecting free backpacks filled with school supplies

Back-to-school time can put quite a dent in the wallets of New Mexico State University students who also have school-age children. To help out, NMSU's Department of Family and Consumer Sciences has collected hundreds of backpacks and filled them with school supplies for any NMSU student-parents who requested them. The free backpacks will be handed out to NMSU students and their children on Saturday, Aug. 13.