Monday, August 1, 2016

McDonald's is giving away hundreds of backpacks to local kids

Posted By on Mon, Aug 1, 2016 at 4:05 PM

click to enlarge Kids won't get this backpack, but we really want it.
  • Kids won't get this backpack, but we really want it.
McDonald's, the cornerstone of the fast food industry, will be giving away hundreds of backpacks filled with double cheeseburgers school supplies to local kids over the next week. 

During the "Get Backpackin' to School" sweepstakes children will be randomly selected and awarded a "McDonald's branded" backpack stuffed with back-to-school essentials. Fifteen locations in the city of Detroit have been selected to host the sweepstakes, and each will giveaway the backpacks during a two-hour block on their appointed day.

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Next Monday and Tuesday, four metro Detroit McDonald's locations will host the same sweepstakes in cities like Ypsilanti, Oak Park, Taylor, Lincoln Park, 

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