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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Lakewood Sentinel: Kids get free backpacks from JFS



Lakewood Sentinel: Kids get free backpacks from JFS

Jewish Family Service's Lunchbox Express program was featured in the Lakewood Sentinel on August 15, 2017 as we distributed backpacks filled with school supplies to children in Lakewood:

It was a dark and stormy day on Aug. 7, and the start of the last full week of summer for Jeffco students. Which meant families all over the county were getting the necessary supplies for a successful school year. But school supply shopping quickly adds up.

As they have been all summer, Jewish Family Service stepped up to help, braving a steady rain to distribute free backpacks filled with school supplies at the Belmar Library to soaked, but excited families.

“It’s raining and you’re still here,” exclaimed Mei Wang as she picked up backpacks for two sons. “It’s so cool you’re doing this.”

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