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Back Pack Kidz receives donation from Fox 4 and the Scripps Howard Foundation

Posted at 1:30 PM, Dec 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-04 22:33:13-05

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – ‘Tis the season for giving! Fox 4 and the Scripps Howard Foundation donated $1,000 to the non-profit group Back Pack Kidz Wednesday morning.

They fill back packs with food and send them home with kids in Charlotte County who may not have anything to eat over the weekend.

All of the money donated to the group goes toward the purchase of food and backpacks.

Back Pack Kidz says it costs $5 to fill a backpack. So if you would like to donate or volunteer, head to to find out how.