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Kids help kids by providing backpacks

Original post made on Aug 21, 2007

Showing up with no backpack or pencils on the first day of class can get an underprivileged grade-schooler off on the wrong foot. That's why Madison and Mackinsey Mascali, who are 10 and 7 years old, started Packs With Love, a volunteer organization created for kids by kids.

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Posted by Karen, a resident of another community
on Aug 21, 2007 at 5:52 pm

I selected the above catagory, because I felt this story involves ALL OF US. How wonderful if each community, city, state, & country - would "follow" this wonderful, wonderful example of "providing a service - with dignity". Hopefully, this idea will be "picked-up by other publications - as a way of helping in their own area.

I plan to submit to my local county newspaper.

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