Fred Van Vleet to hand out 300 backpacks Friday afternoon

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — NBA Champion and Rockford native Fred Van Vleet will be handing out 300 backpacks and school supplies Friday afternoon.

The second annual event will happen at the Northwest Community Center, 1325 N. Johnston Avenue, on Friday, August 30th from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

There will also be a water slide and a dunk tank at the giveaway.

The backpacks are emblazoned with the Fred Van Vleet logo and will come packed with school supplies.


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