FWPD and Victims Assistance to hand out free backpack and school supplies Friday evening
FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) -The Fort Wayne Police Department and its Victims Assistant Unit will be handing out free backpacks and school supplies Friday night at Headwaters park.
It will be taking place from 6 -8 p.m. at the Rothschild Pavilion.
One bag will be allowed for each child and kids must be accompanied by a parent.
This is the first year for the event.
Officials have 300 backpacks to give out on a first-come-first serve basis and encourage everyone to get there early.