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School shindig: Salvation Army donates backpacks filled with supplies

Published: Sat, Aug. 23 9:45 p.m. MDT

 Jesabel Perez gets ready to receive a backpack during the annual “Back to School Rally” at The Salvation Army in Salt Lake City, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014.

Jesabel Perez gets ready to receive a backpack during the annual “Back to School Rally” at The Salvation Army in Salt Lake City, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014.

(Michelle Tessier, Deseret News)

Jesabel Perez gets ready to receive a backpack during the annual “Back to School Rally” at The Salvation Army in Salt Lake City, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. The Salvation Army distributed 200 backpacks filled with school supplies to the first 200 children who arrived at their 438 S. 900 West location. The event featured a variety of activities, including games, crafts and a raffle for bicycles. Attendees also received free pizza from Little Caesar's and a visit from Utah Grizzlies mascot Grizzbee.

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