Police Union Donates Backpacks to Rockford Students

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford's police union is using some of its donations to help prepare students going back to class.

Volunteers handed out 200 backpacks stuffed with supplies on Tuesday at Kishwaukee Elementary School. The supplies came from local Target stores. The money was raised during events earlier this year like "Shop with a Cop".

Union members will also be handing out a few hundred more backpacks with supplies at Ellis School Wednesday at 11:00 a.m.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
23 WIFR 2523 North Meridian Road Rockford, IL. 61101 Business: 815-987-5300 Fax: 815-965-0981 News: 815-987-5330 Fax: 815-987-5333
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 271947661 - wifr.com/a?a=271947661