Blessing of the Backpacks | Saturday, August 12

school supplies

The 9th Annual Blessing of the Backpacks will be held on Saturday, August 12 from 4PM – 7PM in Shippensburg.

Many Shippensburg churches, local organizations and non-profits will come together at Memorial Lutheran Church to provide school supplies for area students.  All events and activities are FREE.   Items such as lunch boxes, backpacks, gym bags, water bottles, lunch snacks, pencils, pens, erasers, notebooks, folders, markers/colored pencils, crayons, glue sticks, scissors, rulers, and more are prizes!

Quick Facts

Who: All Students (Preschool through College), Teachers, Administrators, Bus Drivers, Custodians, etc.

What: 9th Annual Blessing of the Backpacks

Where: Memorial Lutheran Church parking lot on the corner of Orange and Penn Streets, Shippensburg

When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 4PM – 7PM Carnival Games to Win School Supplies (every child will win); at 7PM Blessing of the Backpacks

Details: FREE Dinner; FREE Games with school supplies as prizes; Door Prizes


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