Thursday, December 8, 2016

"I feel that if I do a little bit to help, others will do a little bit as well"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:

"To help homeless people in Boston, local charity Make Change for Change will deliver 100 backpacks filled with survival and comfort items during their first "Backpack Brigade" this Christmas Eve. 
On their trip to Boston, volunteers with Make Change for Change will first deliver backpacks to Rosie's Place, a homeless shelter for women in Boston. Volunteers will then deliver to other Boston homeless shelters, yet to be confirmed. The group will then end their trip handing out the backpacks to homeless people in Central Square. 
The filled backpacks cost about $50 each. According to Corey Nappa, a Franklin resident and board member of Make Change for Change, 75 percent of the donated items came from local anonymous donors, and 25 percent of the items were purchased by the charity."

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