WORTHINGTON - Wireless World, a Verizon authorized retailer, will be giving out free backpacks filled with school supplies from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.


It's the first year of Wireless World's "Backpack to School" program, which involves employees, customers and the retailer's vendor partners. Each backpack donated at one of Wireless World's 44 locations will be distributed to children in that local year.


A child must be present to claim his/her free backpack; no purchase is necessary. A limited number are available.


Wireless World is located in Worthington at 1036 Oxford St., next to Papa Murphy's. For more information, phone 295-0039.