Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Collects Backpacks For Kids

CBS San Francisco

MILPITAS (KCBS) – As many kids and parents prepare to go back-to-school-shopping to get ready for the new school year, there are many who just don’t have access to basic school supplies. That’s where the Family Giving Tree comes in.   Headquartered in Milpitas, this nonprofit is committed to providing backpacks filled with school supplies to those children in our communities who are most in need.

David Bratton-Kearns, Chief Operations Officer of Family Giving Tree, says the backpack and supplies each child receives will be able to help them for the entire school year.

KCBS’ Connie C. Kim talks to David Bratton-Kearns, Chief Operations Officer of Family Giving Tree:
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The Family Giving Tree has been around since 1990 and through their annual Back to School Drive and their Holiday Gifting Drives they have helped one…

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