Avista Supports Area Youth Through Backpacks For Kids

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Avista Supports Area Youth Through Backpacks For Kids

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.@AvistaUtilities employees helped distribute 5,500 backpacks and gave $9,600 to #BackpackForKids http://bit.ly/2bMtbBy
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:00am

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Recently, Avista collaborated with The Salvation Army of Spokane in preparation for the new school year. Backpacks for Kids – the largest backpack distribution event in the region – helps students start off the school year by providing them with backpacks filled with school supplies. This year, eighty Avista volunteers helped distribute 5,500 backpacks, and through employee donations, Avista gave $9,600 to the effort.