The Rescue Mission is hoping to distribute more than 2,500 backpacks to children in need and is looking to the community to support this effort. Boxes have been distributed at more than 100 locations throughout the Coachella Valley. Participating organizations include all locations of Chase Bank and Bank of America, Indio City Hall and Police Department, Marker Broadcasting in Palm Desert, Agua Caliente Corporate Offices in Palm Springs, Southwest Community Church, Staples Locations in the Valley, as well as many other businesses and churches. Boxes will be in the valley until July 25th. Backpacks and supplies can also be dropped off at the Rescue Mission, located at 47470 Van Buren St. in Indio, or an online donation designated for the Backpack Bonanza can be made on the website at https://www.cvrm.org/school-supplies/ . Backpacks, as well as spiral notebooks, yellow highlighters, pencil sharpeners, lined paper, and all other related supplies are needed. Donations of Backpacks and supplies are welcomed at the Mission on Van Buren street in Indio until August 4.