Local McDonald's will be giving away free backpacks in an effort to help children be better prepared for school this fall.
The first 100 children who visit McDonald's restaurants in Yuma and Imperial Valley on Saturday, July 27, at 8 a.m. will receive a free backpack. This offer excludes restaurants located inside malls or Walmarts.
The giveaway will be happening in McDonald's restaurants throughout Arizona and California's Imperial Valley, to give out a total of 28,000 backpacks.
Local giveaway locations include three in Yuma: 1610 S. Avenue B; 11251 E. Commercial Centre Loop; and 1195 E. 16th St; and one location in San Luis: 566 N. Main.