TCC providing school supplies July 22

Published 12:11 am Wednesday, July 11, 2018

LAPLACE — The TCC store in LaPlace has more than 200 school bags and a mission to place supplies with children who need them.

Round Room, the nation’s largest Verizon Authorized Wireless Retailer, recently announced its TCC and Wireless Zone stores are donating 187,000 backpacks full of school supplies to ensure children across the U.S. are well prepared for the start of the school year. 

This donation marks TCC’s sixth annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway.

The TCC store in LaPlace, located at 901 W. Airline Highway, Suite F, is donating 220 backpacks between 1 and 4 p.m. July 22.

Backpacks are available on a first-come, first-served basis with one backpack per child present.

Any age up to 18 is welcome.

“We are thrilled to support the education of our youth in our communities,” said Scott Moorehead, CEO of Round Room, parent company of TCC.

“By providing families across the country with essential school supplies, we’re easing the back-to-school shopping burden and helping set children up for success.”

The backpacks will be filled with various school supplies, including pencils, paper, a pencil box, folders and glue.