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Operation Backpack Blitz helps local students in need and you can participate now

Posted at 11:35 AM, Jul 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 09:32:18-04

News 3 and Southern Bank are partnering up to collect school supplies for Operation Backpack Blitz!

You can donate online by clicking here:

You can also drop off new backpacks and school supplies at two ForKids locations located at 4200 Colley Ave., in Norfolk or 119 W. Constance Road in Suffolk.

Donations will be accepted now through August 21.

ForKids will distribute the backpacks to local students who are in need of the help on August 25 and 26.

ForKids is a non-profit agency founded in 1988 with a mission to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty for families and children.