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Posted on: May 4, 2017

County backpack programs

Backpack with chalkboard background

Dodge County’s Ready, Set, Learn program has begun accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Applications are available for pickup at our Dodge location or by clicking here. Application deadline is July 28th, 2017. For those that submit applications backpacks will be available for pickup at St. John’s Lutheran Church (this is a different location than last year)  301 8th Ave NW, Kasson, MN 55944 on the following days;   Monday, August 14th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. or Tuesday, August 15th from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Steele County's Back to School Steele 2017 backpack pick up is at the following locations:

Blooming Prairie

Distribution: Wednesday, August 2

Boys and Girls Club from 9:00 am - 11:00 am


Distribution: Wednesday, August 2

At the community center 12:00pm - 2:00pm


Distribution: Thursday, August 3

Owatonna Salvation Army 2:00 pm-7:00 pm

Waseca County’s backpack program is facilitated through The Neighborhood Service Center 203 3rd Ave NW, Waseca, MN 56093. Backpacks will be available for pick up on the following days; Thursday August 17th 1:00 – 3:30pm or Tuesday August 29th 9:00 – 11:30am. Waseca County residents that are interested in applying must show up on one of these dates with their photo ID, verification of  residence and 30 days of income, or verification they are on the SNAP program. For more information call 507-833-4022.

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