Around and about: Junior League keeps filling crisis backpacks for kids
Junior League members delivered 100 backpacks to the Nebraska Families Collaborative that will be given to kids in crisis. Delivering them this month were, from left, Melissa Hegarty, Jennifer Thielen and Kendra Swanson.
Posted: Sunday, March 24, 2013 12:00 am
The Junior League of Omaha, trying to ease the fears of children going into the foster care system, packed 100 crisis backpacks with a stuffed animal, pajamas, hygiene items and an educational toy or activity. Members recently delivered them to the Nebraska Families Collaborative.
The nonprofit will distribute the packs to children who need them. The packs are part of the Junior League's Project Hope Pack.
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Sunday, March 24, 2013 12:00 am.