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Free backpacks filled with school supplies for students in the Louisville area

The bundles will be distributed in the Louisville area, helping parents and students this upcoming school year.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Students head back to school in the next few weeks, and LG&E has partnered with several organizations to put together thousands of backpacks filled with school supplies.

The bundles will be distributed in the Louisville area, helping parents and students this upcoming school year.

Each organization involved will handout the backpacks on a first come, first serve basis. Those organizations include:

  • Lord’s Kitchen 
  • Feed the City
  • Southwest Community Ministries
  • Family Scholar House
  • Cabbage Patch Settlement House
  • Lighthouse Academy at Newburg
  • various Jefferson County Boys and Girls Club locations

 A portion of the stock will also go to school resource centers in Jefferson County.

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