On Thursday, Aug. 31 from 6-8 p.m., county law enforcement agencies will be holding a free back to school book bag giveaway for children at the Boys and Girls Club of Hackensack, 69 Railroad Ave., in Hackensack. Book bags and school supplies will be distributed as available on a first come first served basis.

There will be law enforcement demonstrations, public safety and fire equipment, food and fun. The event will be held rain or shine.

Anyone interested in supporting this charity with donations of supplies or funds may contact either one of the below contacts.

Ofc. Aret Yesiltepe, Bergen County Sheriff’s Office ayesiltepe@bcsd.us
Det. Jimmy Luther, Hackensack Police Dept. jluther@hackensackpd.org