1000s of Utah students get donated backpacks with supplies

Posted at 7:09 PM, Aug 17, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-17 21:10:18-04

A donation drive was able to supply 2,400 students, from preschool to high school, with new backpacks loaded with school supplies.

Several local businesses and non-profit organizations sponsored the Backpack Donation Drive.

The Bank of Utah, Catholic Community Services, Kid to Kid, Fox 13 and the United Way of Northern Utah collected backpacks, pencils, pens, highlighters, erasers, crayons, rulers, paper and other school supplies from August 1 to15.

FOX 13's Big Budah reports.