‘Repack the Backpack’ donates school supplies to kids in need - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

‘Repack the Backpack’ donates school supplies to kids in need

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Students are back in class for their second semester, and Amerigroup wants to make sure they have what they need.

The group hosted “Repack the Backpack” on Friday night for Columbus families in need of school supplies.

Participating students received free back-to-school supplies including: backpacks, notebooks, various writing utensils, folders, binders, paper and other essentials.

The festivities also included free health screenings for kids and families as well as entertainment, games and food.

The event was held at the Columbus Civic Center.

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