Lynn Road Elementary School's social worker Melissa Plum packs book bags with donated canned food and dry goods Thursday, December 17, 2015 in Raleigh, N.C. Plum delivers the book bags to students who are part of the Backpack Buddies program. The book bags go home with students who are in need of supplemental food on the weekends.
Lynn Road Elementary School's social worker Melissa Plum packs book bags with donated canned food and dry goods Thursday, December 17, 2015 in Raleigh, N.C. Plum delivers the book bags to students who are part of the Backpack Buddies program. The book bags go home with students who are in need of supplemental food on the weekends. Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com
Lynn Road Elementary School's social worker Melissa Plum packs book bags with donated canned food and dry goods Thursday, December 17, 2015 in Raleigh, N.C. Plum delivers the book bags to students who are part of the Backpack Buddies program. The book bags go home with students who are in need of supplemental food on the weekends. Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com

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