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Backpacks for children

Backpacks for children

August 13th, 2017 in Local News

The Fulton Walmart team, Fulton VFW, 83 Helpers and the VFW Auxillary all came together Aug. 7, 2017 to provide backpacks filled with school supplies for the children enrolled in the Buddy Pack Program. Shown are Mike Gannaway, Fulton VFW, left; Steve Hardin, 83 Helpers; Coletta Williams, VFW Auxillary president; and Robert Mays, Walmart store manager.

The Fulton Walmart team, Fulton VFW, 83 Helpers and the VFW Auxillary all came together Aug. 7 to provide backpacks filled with school supplies for the children enrolled in the Buddy Pack Program.

The program currently exists in Bush, McIntire and Bartley elementary schools, and Walmart is involved in delivering those Buddy Packs weekly. About 120 backpacks were filled with supplies that will be delivered to those students the first week of school.