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Hundreds of students greeted with new backpacks to start the school year

The first day of school is right around the corner and AboutKidz, a local nonprofit organization, teamed up with San Juan Unified to provide hundreds of students with back-to-school essentials for families in need. 

“It saves us a lot of money which we can use towards food,” said Mariah Cabral, an El Sereno student.

Check out a video to learn more about how students are getting set up for success thanks to the help from the community: