HPD and ABC Dental offering free backpacks and health screenings

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1st of 4 school supply giveaways happening today (KTRK)

Backpacks filled with school supplies are being given away Thursday in the first of four back-to-school events co-hosted by Houston police.

The department and ABC Dental are offering the complimentary supplies as well as health screenings and vaccinations to all area children grades pre-kindergarten through high school.

The first of the events is happening today at the ABC Dental located at 6704 Hillcroft at Bellaire. The event is from 9 a.m. to noon.

Supplies are offered at a first come, first serve basis.

If you miss today's event, there are three more giveaways happening as part of ABC Dental's promotion:

Friday, July 28: ABC Dental Old Spanish Trail, 5751 Blythewood St., from 9 a.m. to noon

Saturday, July 29: ABC Dental West Orem, 5505 W. Orem Dr. at South Post Oak, from 9 a.m. to noon

Friday, August 4: ABC Dental Crosstimbers, 4400 North Freeway, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The backpacks and school supplies were made possible through collections made by Houston police officers over the past two months.

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