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LG&E 'day of caring' offers backpacks, supplies in back-to-school season

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Backpacks LG&E employees and their families handed out backpacks as a part of “Operation Backpack” Saturday.

The company-wide “day of caring” brought out employee volunteers and their families to stuff 3,200 backpacks Friday. Then they handed them out Saturday.

It was first come, first served as students were able to get supplies that their families might otherwise not be able to afford.

Some students also got help getting to the event.

"Our program partners Feed the City and Lord’s Kitchen offer transportation from designated locations around the city, and they'll bring the students into the event for those who can't travel on their own," LG&E/KU spokesperson Lizz Pratt explained.

For all things back to school, visit our back to school page.

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