Backpack Beginnings has the right idea. Give kids who need a little help getting school supplies a little lift. They provide more than 900 backpacks filled with goodies to kids every year. They even give backpacks with comfort items like teddy bears and blankets to kids who have been through a traumatic event.
You can help the organization with a 5K this weekend in the Kirkwood neighborhood of Greensboro. Here is the WEBSITE where you can get all the information you need. Also, check out the video to the right to see Eric Chilton's interview with the organizers.