Volunteers fill hundreds of backpacks for kids; More donations needed

Posted at 2:27 PM, Sep 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-03 20:51:07-04

They asked for your donations and you responded with generosity. As a result, volunteers today were able to fill hundreds of backpacks for kids in need.

It happened at Educare Student Services in Dearborn on Saturday, as they helped with the "We Got Your Back" backpack drive.

Community leaders, businesses and students of U-M Dearborn all worked together. 7 Action News employees even donated some of the supplies.

The plan is to give 750 kids in Detroit, Dearborn, Redford and Inkster what they need for back to school.

Educare is still collecting supplies to fill a few more backpacks for refugee children who just moved into the country. To help donate, visit