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First Student Teams With WXIX and Q102 to Fill 1,000 Backpacks For ACT and Brighton Center

Friday 7 August 2009

Annual Backpack Challenge Donations Accepted at Target Stores.

With the new school year fast approaching, First Student is teaming up with FOX 19 and Q102 to present this year’s Backpack Challenge, an effort designed to stuff the First Student bus with 1,000 backpacks for students associated with ACT and the Brighton Center in Cincinnati.

Donations will be accepted from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, August 7 and Friday, August 14 at the following area Target stores:

August 7 - Western Hills - 6150 Glenway Ave.
August 14 - Cherry Tree Plaza - 450 Ohio Pike (Beechmont Ave.)

Accountability and Credibility Together (ACT) helps clients find long-term solutions to avoiding public assistance now and in the future. The organization helps clients work through personal barriers to attain personal financial stability.

The Brighton Center works to create opportunities for individuals and families to reach self-sufficiency through family support services, education and leadership in many communities in Northern Kentucky.

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