650 backpacks given to organizations of Bakersfield for students going back to school

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - More than 600 kids are ready for school thanks to the Bakersfield east Rotary Club.

The Rotary Club handed out backpacks filled with school supplies to kids at the Niles Street Boys and Girls Club.

It's just one of the planned stops this week that also included CASA, the Mission of Kern and the Bakersfield Homeless Center.

Their plan is to hand out 650 backpacks to local organizations so that kids are ready for their first day.


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