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Fundraising for “Backpacks for Kids” campaign

Image credit: Calgary Board of Education

As part of Library’s Professional Development day for 2011, staff at the Library are volunteering their time and support for this Calgary Board of Education run initiative, “Backpacks for Kids.” But they need your help.

“The Backpacks for Kids” is an annual campaign where organizations coordinate with their colleagues to give backpacks filled with a variety of school supplies such as pencils, crayons, and glue sticks for children whose families might not otherwise be able to afford everything their children need for school.”

“With backpacks and access to basic school supplies, students come to school prepared to learn and feel part of the learning community.”

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