Huntington Bank Assists Salvation Army Preparing Children for School
TOLEDO, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Huntington Bank:
August 13, 2013, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The Salvation Army, 620 N. Erie Street, Toledo, Ohio
The Salvation Army's Annual "Tools for Schools" Distribution
Huntington Bank has donated more than 1,100 backpacks to give to local families in need, with The Anderson's and the community donating additional supplies
In addition to B-roll footage of the children obtaining backpacks, the following will be available for interviews:
Sharon Speyer, Huntington Bank Northwest Ohio Regional President
Captains Kevin Zanders and Tawny Cowen-Zanders, Northwest Ohio Area Coordinators
Huntington's school backpack distribution follows the release of the bank's annual Backpack Index, which tracks the increasing costs of school supplies and extracurricular activities for students in grades K-12. Released on July 22, 2013 Huntington's 8th annual Backpack Index documented the exponential rise in costs this year associated, in-part, with the growing prevalence of computer tablets. Full lists of costs can be found at:
NOTE TO THE MEDIA: Important to note that the backpacks are designated for children who applied for the help in advance of the media event.
The Salvation Army, Northwest Ohio
Janna Van Zee, mobile 419-270-8600
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Shannon Loar-Tenney, 419-249-3350
Regional Marketing and Communications
Maureen Brown, 614-480-5512; mobile 412-445-7598
Director Public Relations
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