Men's Basketball To Pack Backpacks for God's Pantry
Sept. 13, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team will team up with God’s Pantry Food Bank in the BackPack Program this week.
The BackPack Program is designed to meet the needs of hungry children at times when other resources are not available, such as weekends and school vacations.
About the BackPack Program:
The UK men’s basketball team and members of its staff will begin packing the backpacks Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. in Memorial Coliseum. They will deliver the bags Thursday, Sept. 16 from 1-2 p.m. ET to three local schools (Picadome, Lansdowne and Cassidy Elementary Schools).