“This is our best way to show love,” says Jackie Wleh, founder of Able Bodied Christian Men, Inc.
At Veterans Memorial Family School, kids were being taught by Verizon volunteers about solar energy.
“I was just, like, totally psyched to get a letter saying, ‘Congratulations, Nikolas Toocheck, you’re the Kohl’s Kids regional winner,’ and I was just so psyched out. It was awesome.”
After they are packed with school supplies, homeless shelters and other social service agencies will pick up the backpacks for distribution to needy children.
Todd Bernstein is President of Global Citizen. He encourages people to harness the emotions of 9-11 for a good cause.