Celeb Nick Cannon of "America's Got Talent" will help Boca-Raton based Office Depot donate 8,000 sackpacks filled with school supplies to Broward County charitable organizations and agencies serving children in Fort Lauderdale Friday.
The Office Depot Foundation will donate the backpacks at 10 a.m. at the Fort Lauderdale store. More than 20 Broward County organizations and nonprofits, including Women in Distress, Boys & Girls Clubs, Ann Storck Center as well as Broward County Parks and Recreation, The Salvation Army, the Urban League, YMCA will get the backpacks to distribute to children in need.
Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler, Broward County Commissioner Dale Holnes, State Rep. Gwyn Clarke-Reed and Willowstine Lawson, from U.S. Senator Bill Nelson's staff are scheduled to attend the back-to-school celebration at the store, located at 6325 N. Andrews Avenue.
More than 50,000 Broward County kids have benefitted from the program since it began six years ago, according to a release.