Daily Republic: Fairfield church donates more than 1,200 backpacks

FAIRFIELD — School hasn’t started for most students, but children of all ages were seen carrying their backpacks Saturday at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.

For several years, St. Mark’s has been providing students in need with new backpacks to start their school year.

Local organizations like Kaiser Permanente and the Fairfield Police Officers Association also donated entertainment and free food.

Organizations, church members and individual donors teamed up with the church to buy more than 1,200 backpacks.

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