Several unclaimed bags in Niles backpack giveaway

NILES The Salvation Army in Niles is getting ready for its annual school supply giveaway, but they're faced with an unusual problem -- not enough people have signed up to receive the backpacks.

The Niles Daily Star reports that they're prepared to hand out 200 bags stuffed with supplies, but only 45 children have signed up so far.

If you'd like to claim a backpack, just stop by the Niles Salvation Army during normal business hours before August 20th. Bring a picture ID, social security cards for the kids, and proof of enrollment - like a report card or mailing from the school. Backpacks will be handed out august 20th.

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