The gist

Travis County Emergency Services District No. 2 is working with local nonprofit Backpack Friends and Pflugerville ISD to collect school supplies and backpacks for students in advance of the start of the 2023-24 school year Aug. 15.

Drilling down

A release from ESD 2 states representatives are accepting donations at all five of its fire stations through July 24. The donated supplies will be distributed Aug. 1 at the 2023 Back to School Pfair, the release states.

Suggested donations include:
  • Backpacks for all ages
  • Markers and crayons
  • Construction paper
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Pencils and erasers
  • Scissors
Lend a hand

Donations can be made at the following locations in Pflugerville and Austin:
  • Station No. 1: 203 E. Pecan St., Pflugerville
  • Station No. 2: 15300 Bratton Lane, Austin
  • Station No. 3: 2301 Kelly Lane, Pflugerville
  • Station No. 4: 911 Pflugerville Parkway, Pflugerville
  • Station No. 5: 1541 Pflugerville Loop, Pflugerville