Area residents can help less advantaged kids Friday by donating items to Ellis County First Call for Help’s Backpacks for Kids program. Director Troy Hickman says the backpacks will be stuffed with school supplies and hygiene items.
Lists of needed items are available. The items can be dropped off at Wal-Mart, Dollar General or Walgreens Friday from9amto4pm. In previous years, backpacks were given to over 400 students.