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Thousands of backpacks to be handed out downtown

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The first day of school is just around the corner, and LG&E is helping out children in need by handing out backpacks.

For the 15th year, LG&E is partnering with The Lord's Kitchen and Feed the City to hand out 2,500 backpacks. 

The backpacks will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the LG&E office, located at 820 West Broadway.

Children must be present and have a parent or guardian with them.

According to event organizers, an additional 2,000 backpacks will also be available at various school resource centers and community service organizations.

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