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Organization needs donations for backpack program

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BROOKLAND, AR (KAIT) -

An organization in the Brookland School District is looking for more funding to keep their backpack program going through the rest of the school year.

Amanda Windmeyer, Parent Teacher Organization president, said they are short 1,200 breakfast food items to supply the 70 kids they serve in a week.

The organization needs $750 to get the items, but any donation would help.

“We are just blessed that a lot of us have the food to eat and live and unfortunately we have several students in our population that don’t," Windmeyer said. "It is very important to help those in need."

If you would like to make a monetary donation, you can drop it off at Brookland Elementary School.

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