Holiday Gift Guide 2019: The Best Backpacks For Every Kind Of Traveler

Now, they’re the bag of choice for businesspeople, students, fitness enthusiasts and, especially, travelers. Here are the ones that are elevating – and, in some cases redefining – the category. With these backpacks, stylish, easy travel is in the bag.   There’s a reason Away has such a loyal following: their bags are pretty much perfect. This compact Daypack has a streamlined profile that holds everything you need neatly and easy to access. Its straps are cushy enough to spend the day on your shoulders, and its sleeve slides smoothly on to your favorite Away luggage. It’s just another reason to go Away. Price: $145 This handcrafted leather backpack is so luxurious, you’ll want to show it off everywhere. Ghurka is a favorite of A-listers like Tom Hanks and LeBron James, and you’ll feel like one yourself, especially since every piece comes with its own unique registration tag. The bag is equipped with a padded laptop holder and a nine-inch interior zipper pouch to keep your belongings safe and secure. In Vintage Chestnut Leather, it just gets better with age. Price: $1,295 This beauty’s good looks belie its practicality. Lightweight and durable, it’s available in Olive, Deep Lake ...

Little Cypress-Mauriceville ISD students get backpacks, school supplies

MAURICEVILLE, Texas — One organization is stepping up to help teachers and students at Mauriceville Elementary by donating backpacks, school supplies and books.  The Kids in Need Foundation donated school supplies during a giveaway Wednesday to more than 600 students and 70 staff members in a giveaway in the cafeteria.  It’s part of the group’s Second Responder program, which works to help communities following damage caused by violent storms.   The Kids In Need Foundation (KINF), a national nonprofit dedicated to providing free school supplies to students most in need, announces today that KINF’s Second Responder® program will donate student and teacher school supplies to an Orange, Texas elementary school impacted by tornadoes which devastated parts of North Texas in late October. The donation event, benefitting 600 students and 70 staff, will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at Mauriceville Elementary (20040 FM1130, Orange, TX 77632). The donation, part of KINF’s Second Responder® program, is part of an ongoing effort to support this Texas community following the damage caused by violent storms. Last week, Kids In Need Foundation hosted an even...