30 Jul Ohio Appalachia School Kids Get 1,500 Backpacks
On Monday, July 27th, the nonprofit Monkey Do Project delivered 1,500 back-to-school backpacks to Adams County, Ohio, school kids.
The bags were handed out during the annual health fair that takes place each year before school starts. The health fair, which takes place over three different days and locations, provides vaccinations and also healthy information to school kids and parents.
The nonprofit participates in the first fair and also provides bags for the remaining health fairs in the school district.
Monkey Do Project, along with partners 4Imprint, Udderly Smooth, SoyJoy, Southern Ohio Medical Center, Precious Words Africa and JL Audio, provided backpacks that included usable items like pencils, school supplies, lotions, toothbrushes and toothpaste, soap, healthy snacks and more.
At the fair, the Monkey Do Project also provided a pair of socks to each school aged child and giveaways such as calculators, compasses, rulers, chapter books and fun trinkets.
ABOUT MONKEY DO PROJECT
Monkey Do Project, Inc., is a 501(C)3 nonprofit charity feeding and providing assistance to U.S. Appalachian people in need. Since beginning in 2012, the organization has provided over 5,357 pounds of food to hungry Appalachia families and over 4,700 backpacks to Appalachian school kids.
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