Volunteers pack thousands of backpacks with school supplies for students in need

Updated: August 09, 2019 03:56 PM

On Thursday, thousands of volunteers packed backpacks full of school supplies for kids in need for United Way's Action Day.

Semi-trucks full of supplies were unloaded at Xcel Energy Center. After the backpacks are filled, they will be given out to 75 schools and nonprofits so they reach the hands of families that need them most. 


Connect with KSTP

Join the conversation on our social media platforms. Share your comments on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages.



Copyright 2019 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company


KSTP's Fourth of July Guide

Bloomington business owner hopes for speedy recovery after shooting

Hot, humid weather continues this weekend