Backpacks Of Hope: Homeless Get Backpacks Filled With Essentials (VIDEO)

By Emma Koch - 21Alive

December 19, 2013 Updated Dec 19, 2013 at 5:38 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- An organization born out of grief is channeling that energy to make a difference in the lives of people who are often marginalized by society.

300 backpacks full of essentials are being given to homeless people in our community Thursday night at the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission.

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