Back to school is in full effect from school shopping for the first day of school looks and getting all the school supplies needed for the new school year. It can be quite expensive depending on the grade and what is needed and if you have a pretty large family the cost can accumulate fast.

Courtesy of NEWS10 ABC they will be partnering with Hannaford Supermarkets and their Hannaford Helps Schools Program to give away 1,250 backpacks loaded with school supplies!

Backpacks will be given out over five days (Monday, August 26th – Friday, August 30th) it will be on a first come first basis.

For those interested backpacks will be given away at the following Hannaford Supermarket locations from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. (while supplies last at each location): check out the dates below.

Monday, August 26th:

North Troy (Lansingburgh)

9 126th Street

Tuesday, August 27th:

Glens Falls

175 Broad Street

Wednesday, August 28th:


1400 Altamont Avenue

Thursday, August 29th:


115 Hannaford Plaza 4901

State Highway

Friday, August 30th:


900 Central Avenue

For each day of the following book bag giveaway 250 book bags will be given away. Arrive early it will be first come basis and 1 bag per person.

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