MEDIA ADVISORY: Backpack and School Supplies Giveaway Event in Albuquerque

Ciara Kennedy-Mercer Press Releases

Event is part of a series touring New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM—This Sunday, August 7th, The LIBRE Institute, is hosting a backpack event in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Each backpack will be equipped with school supplies.

This event is a part of a backpack giveaway event series touring New Mexico from 7/30-8/14. Families can obtain information on subsequent events by going to The LIBRE Institute – New Mexico Facebook page.

WHO: The LIBRE Institute and Casa del Rey with families with K-12 students

WHAT: A FREE backpack and school supplies giveaway event

WHEN: Sunday, August 7th from 11:30am to 2:00pm

WHERE: Casa Del Rey

2500 Corona DR NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120

MEDIA: RSVP with Ciara Kennedy-Mercer at or (202) 578-2934.


  • The average American family will spend approximately $661 per child on back-to-school spending needs.
  • 57% of parents are concerned about the price of back-to-school product prices due to inflation.
  • 33% of households say they are in a worse financial position than last year.
  • 36% of families are concerned about making upcoming school-related notes.

The LIBRE Institute

The LIBRE Institute engages and informs the U.S. Hispanic community on policies that drive progress. We equip the community with tools to overcome barriers so that all Hispanics that call the U.S. home are achieving their full potential and contributing to a more prosperous country. Through community events, programs, and educational campaigns, The LIBRE Institute is empowering Latinos to achieve their American Dream.