There are 23,000 kids, ranging from kindergarten to grade five, in the Detroit Public School system. Most of them show up to class with used or second-hand school supplies and most of the time, teachers are digging into their own pockets to help them out.
During their first week of classes, one law firm in Detroit, Michigan, decided to do something to let those students start off their school year right.
The Mike Morse Law Firm with help of the Kids in Need Foundation (KINF) gave away 23,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to students from K through to fifth grade in 65 elementary schools across the region, according to the Mike Morse Law Firm YouTube video.
“I think it teaches them that there are people out there in the community that care about them,” said Mike Morse, attorney and owner of the law firm in the video. “They want them to succeed. They want them to win in life.”
The idea to give away thousands of backpacks came to Morse earlier this year.
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