The 6th Annual Lipman Backpack Giveaway

Lipman, North America’s largest tomato grower, distributed 1,200 free backpacks filled with school supplies to elementary and middle school children in Immokalee during its 5th Annual Lipman Backpack Giveaway event on Saturday, August 6.

More than 30 local nonprofits were present at the event, offering free haircuts, bicycle giveaways, free food and entertainment.

Jamie Weisinger,  owner of Lipman’s Farms and staff at a table full of backpacks. (Submitted photo/Fred N. Thomas, Jr)

Jamie Weisinger, owner of Lipman’s Farms and staff at a table full of backpacks. (Submitted photo/Fred N. Thomas, Jr)

This year Lipman partnered with Ciclovia, providing more activities at their 5th Annual Lipman Backpack Giveaway like the rock climbing wall. (Submitted photo/Fred N Thomas Jr)

This year Lipman partnered with Ciclovia, providing more activities at their 5th Annual Lipman Backpack Giveaway like the rock climbing wall. (Submitted photo/Fred N Thomas Jr)

Students from I-Tech provided free haircuts to the youngsters at the event. (Submitted photo/Fred N Thomas, Jr.)

Students from I-Tech provided free haircuts to the youngsters at the event. (Submitted photo/Fred N Thomas, Jr.)

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