SAN ELIZARIO, TEXAS – The Government Employees Credit Union (GECU) will give away backpacks to students who are registered to attend Alarcon Elementary School on Saturday, July 24, 2021. This is a yearly community distribution that also receives assistance from the office of Senator Cesar Blanco.
GECU’s Community Development Office works with GECU employees and local sponsors to collect donations like backpacks and school supplies in order to make events like these fruitful for students. Linda Nunez, the Assistant Program Coordinator for Community Development, states, “We are excited to work with your school and district!” GECU employees sign up to volunteer to assist in the distribution process.
Students in grades 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade who are registered to attend Alarcon Elementary School will begin the year with a backpack and school supplies. Students must be present in person in order to receive their backpack. The event will be from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Alarcon Elementary School located at 12501 Socorro Rd, El Paso, TX 79907.