Toledo Salvation Army helps students get ready for school
Slug: REL BACKPACKS20p Date 8/20/2009 The Blade/ Amy E. Voigt Location: Toledo, Ohio CAPTION: Kennedy Gibson-Harrison, left, reacts to her new backpack and school supplies while her mother Shelly Taylor (cq), rightfrom Toledo, ushers her through the line at The Salvation Army on August 20, 2009. THE BLADE/AMY E. VOIGTEnlarge
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Slug: REL BACKPACKS20p Date 8/20/2009 The Blade/ Amy E. Voigt Location: Toledo, Ohio CAPTION: Jasmine King, an employee at The Salvation Army, picks through hundreds of new backpacks to choose a pink one for a client while handing out hundreds of backpacks and other school supplies on August 20, 2009. THE BLADE/AMY E. VOIGTEnlarge
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Right: Kennedy Gibson-Harrison smiles as she inspects her new backpack at the Salvation Army offices downtown.
Right: Salvation Army employee Jasmine King picks through rows of backpacks to choose a pink one for a client during the Thursday morning giveaway. The Salvation Army gave away more than 2,000 backpacks filled with school supplies this week, according to Tracy Knappins, event coordinator. More than 50 local businesses, led by a $10,000 grant from Charter One Bank Foundation, helped provide the backpacks for needy children.
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