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Customers can win a backpack at 19 Detroit area McDonalds August 1-9

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Shopping for school supplies is a drag, so why not enter to win some when you grab a burger? From August 1-9, 19 Detroit area McDonalds owners will have a sweepstakes to give away a total of 1,900 McDonalds branded backpacks filled with school supplies.  It is part of the “Backpackin’ to School” sweepstakes.

The backpacks will come with many of the tried and true school supplies including a spiral notebook, crayons, a ruler, #2 pencils as well as other supplies.

“My fellow McDonald’s restaurant owners and I have doubled down on our efforts to support local youth and education this year by giving away twice as many backpacks at each participating location,” says Jon Campbell, McDonald’s restaurant owner. “We are excited to reach more children and families through the expansion of this meaningful program.”

2015 McD Backpack Program

The following Detroit-area restaurant locations will participate in the McDonald’s “Get BackPackin’ to School” giveaway:

Raffle times at City of Detroit locations

Monday, August 1

10 a.m. – noon                  21640 Grand River Ave. at Lahser Rd.

1 – 3 p.m.                           15550 W. McNichols Rd.

4 – 6 p.m.                           14204 W. Seven Mile Rd.

Tuesday, August 2

10 a.m. – noon                  15501 Plymouth Rd.

1 – 3 p.m.                           13676 Grand River Ave. at Schaefer Hwy.

4 – 6 p.m.                           18403 Grand River Ave. near Southfield Fwy.

Wednesday, August 3

10 a.m. – noon                   17212 Livernois St.

1 – 3 p.m.                           20405 Conant St.

4 – 6 p.m.                           19840 Van Dyke

Thursday, August 4

10 a.m. – noon                  6876 Michigan Ave.

1 – 3 p.m.                           1000 Mack Ave.

4 – 6 p.m.                           13500 Linwood St.

Friday, August 5

10 a.m. – noon                  16950 Harper Ave.

1 – 3 p.m.                           3975 Conner St.

4 – 6 p.m.                           10400 Gratiot Ave.

Raffle times at metro Detroit locations

Monday, August 8

10 a.m. – noon                  16 Ecorse Rd., Ypsilanti

2 – 4 p.m.                           1469 Fort St., Lincoln Park

Tuesday, August 9

10 a.m. – noon                   21000 Greenfield Rd., Oak Park

2 – 4 p.m.                           26730 Eureka Rd., Taylor

For complete McDonald’s “Get BackPackin’ to School” sweepstakes rules, visit www.BackPackDetroit.com. No purchase necessary. Must be present to win. One prize per person. Limited to 100 backpacks per restaurant

The Detroit area owners of the largest food franchise in the want to help their communities grow in education. And besides, a burger and backpack doesn’t sound like too bad of a pairing.

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