Kadlec's Giving Tree Backpacks
> after a few weeks of collecting, kadlec's giving tree efforts are coming to life.("áin a minuteá") today, the hospital dropped off cash and other donations to my friend's place, a teen homeless shelter.
They also loaded up about 200 backpacks for children entering the foster care system.
They're full of socks, hygiene products and other items kids may need.
(emily volland/kadlec's community relations manager "many times when children are placed into foster care, they literally have the clothes on their back and sometimes those are even ill-fitting.
And so what we wanted to do is give them something that's theirs so they get a backpack that is theirs that they get to keep.") kadlec's auxiliary sewing group also donated 50 blankets they made.
The richland fire department delivered the backpacks to the department of children