Costco donates backpacks for local school

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CUMMING, Ga. — Chestatee Elementary School received a large delivery of filled backpacks on July 28 from Costco Wholesale.

Costco Wholesale’s 2014 Fresh Start Charity Backpack Program donates backpacks filled with starter school supplies for all students in one grade level at a local school. The backpacks will be given to all kindergarten students at Chestatee.

Each backpack included a letter stating, “We feel that every child deserves a Fresh Start to the new school year.” The new Costco store in Cumming will open Aug. 29.

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