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Sheriff's Office Getting Ready for 2nd Annual Backpack Giveaway

Daniel Prince

More than 50 individuals, businesses, and organizations have donated to the event

The Union County Sheriff’s Office invites families out this Saturday for their second annual Be Cool for School Community Backpack Giveaway. It will be held in the Greater Union Church parking lot at 323 North Duncan Bypass Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The sheriff’s office partnered with Greater Union Church, Union Public Safety Department, and the Jonesville Police Department to present the giveaway for kids from kindergarten through 12th grade. The event will feature family-friendly activities, a chance to meet law enforcement personnel, and be given a backpack filled with school supplies. Children must be present to receive a backpack, as well as a free meal and a Kona Ice. There will be other giveaways, as well. They will give out supplies until they run out. On the Union County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, they acknowledged 50 individuals, businesses, and organizations who have donated to the event over the past few weeks.

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