KLO Social Justice and Human Rights (Initiative V)
Filling Backpacks for the Oasis Center
On Thursday, volunteers spent time preparing backpacks at a non-profit organization that will be distributed to homeless children around the Nashville area. One hundred backpacks were filled with necessities such as clothing, water, food, bus passes and hygiene items as part of the Oasis Street Outreach Backpack Program by members of Kappa Lambda Omega. Volunteer and Kappa Lambda Omega President Theresa Campbell was among the volunteers preparing the backpacks. "If you think about it, those teenagers are homeless. They don't have those necessities that we have in our daily lives," she said. According to Hal Cato is the center's CEO, the backpacks which will be distributed by trained staff and volunteers and serve multiple purposes when reaching out to homeless children and teens in the area. Read More About the Story.