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Aug 18, 2013 5:32 PM by Jessica Holley - jholley@kristv.com

Second Annual Supply the Students

CORPUS CHRISTI - The line for the second annual Supply the Student giveaway had folks lining up early Sunday morning.

The event sponsored by Boost Mobile and others helped kids gear up for the next school year with backpacks filled with school supplies, free hair cut coupons, and about 200 cell phones.

In total 1,500 backpack were given out Sunday.

Store owner Scott Navarro says he will do anything for kids to help them be successful.

"That's my whole purpose for this, ain't nobody left behind. Everybody's equal. Every one has the same amount of school supplies," says Navarro.

Navarro plans to make the event even bigger by handing out 3,000 backpacks filled with all the supplies needed for school.

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