300 military families at Wright Patt to receive backpacks, school supplies Sunday

300 military families at Wright Patt to receive backpacks, school supplies Sunday

WPAFB — Operation Homefront out of San Antonio, Texas, is distributing backpacks and school supplies to 300 Wright Patterson Air Force Base military children Sunday afternoon.

The military families have been preregistered for the supplies and will receive them between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn on Presidential Drive in Fairborn.

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Dollar Tree, SAIC and other local partners helped Operation Homefront make the distribution happen.

“During this year’s campaign, Operation Homefront will distribute its 400,000th backpack since 2008, saving military families more than $50 million in back to school expenses,” stated a press release.