More Help for “Backpack” Kids

    Another local organization is joining the list of groups helping local school children have more food to eat when the go home for the weekend.  The Laurens County Community Foundation board announced it has contributed to the Ford School backpack program to supplement the contributions of Harvest Hope.  The contribution will enable the school to increase the number of children who receive back packs of food for the weekend. A number of schools in Laurens County are served by various organizations, including United Ministries of Clinton, downtown churches of Laurens, and with contributions from individuals.