LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A group of students at the Academy at Shawnee took time away from the books this weekend to give back to the community.

The students filled 100 bags of with socks, hats, snacks and other items to give to the homeless.

Shawnee makes treat bags for Louisville homeless
Students at the Academy at Shawnee prepare items to give to Louisville's homeless.
Academy at Shawnee

The bags were passed out to the homeless throughout downtown Louisville.

Academy at Shawnee teacher Jaime Whitaker called Sunday's event a success.

Academy at Shawnee students give out treats to homeless
Academy at Shawnee

This is the second year for their homeless outreach initiative.

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