March 08, 2019 10:44 AM
There are a lot of happy kids in Wright County Tuesday night, ready for another year at school.
Volunteers with the organization Project Pencils handed out backpacks filled with supplies to students in St. Michael Tuesday.
A co-founder said it started a couple of years ago with a question on social media.
"I posted on Facebook and said, 'Hey, does anyone else feel they're expensive and want to help others in need?'" Hollee Saville said. "Pure grassroots, we started a Facebook group.
"The first year we helped 45 students and then last year we helped 85 students."
This year, the organization is giving out backpacks to more than 300 kids.
Updated: March 08, 2019 10:44 AM
Created: August 14, 2018 10:13 PM
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