We all know that children will perform better at school when they've got all the tools they need. They'll feel better too with the confidence that comes along with a new backpack as part of the new school year.

Metro PCS understands this, too. That's why they're committed to giving free backpacks to as many Capitol area schoolchildren as possible.

There are several locations of the Metro PCS Lansing back-to-school giveaway:

  • August 10 from Noon-2PM at Metro PCS, 2121 W. Holmes Road, with a 99.1 WFMK live broadcast
  • August 10 from 3-5 PM at Metro PCS, 3025 W. Saginaw St.
  • August 16 at from 4-6 PM at Metro PCS, 6030 Pennsylvania Ave.

Note that backpacks and school supplies will be given away on a first come, first served basis and only while supplies last. There is a limit of one pack per school-aged child. No purchase or ticket is necessary and you may not reserve a giveaway.