Mayor fills backpacks with school supplies for annual Back to School Rally

Posted at 12:26 PM, Aug 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-03 18:11:59-04

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake met volunteers at the Baltimore Convention Center Wednesday morning to fill thousands of backpacks with school supplies that will be distributed to students at the city's annual Back to School Rally.

The mayor teamed up with sponsors and volunteers, including the National Urban League and Kevin Liles for a Better Baltimore Foundation, to prepare for the event.

The citywide Back to School Rally will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Baltimore Convention Center from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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