The Avenues Hosts Back to School Event with Backpack Customization!

The Avenues Mall

(Simon Property Group)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla — The Avenues is inviting students to gear up to go back to school with a DIY backpack customization party and two opportunities to give back to others in their local community.

On Saturday, from noon until 2 p.m. the first 100 students to visit the mall for back-to-school shopping will get a complimentary backpack to customize and design. The mall will also have a backpack customization artist onsite to show students how it’s done.


Additionally, the mall is collecting both used denim from closet cleanouts and new school supplies for The Salvation Army. The donation sites, including the Apple Tree with apples detailing the biggest school supply needs in the community, will be up now through Aug. 10

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Pick an apple off the Apple Tree located in the Food Court and provide school supplies for a child in the community through the Salvation Army

Plus, clean out your closet and donate your old denim to promote sustainability.

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