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JR Glass Goes to Head of Class with Backpack Donation

August 2, 2018

Melissa Zirkle, left, and Desiree Torres spent several hours in the JR Glass shop filling backpacks that will be donated to the Fitchburg Public Schools. submitted photo Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

FITCHBURG -- Like last year, JR Glass Like has assembled 80 backpacks filled with school supplies for the homeless children who attend city schools.

“We are planning on dropping them off on Friday to the schools’ Title I Coordinator Eva Kelly,” said JR Glass Vice President Kathy Alexander. “We also have reached out to our friends in the community asking for $25 gift cards to local stores where children can purchase socks and underwear.”

Alexander said the company will be collecting the gift cards over the next few weeks and present them to the public school district.

“Small acts of kindness can help make a difference in our community,” said Alexander.

To make a donation, call JR Glass at 978-345-0177 or drop it off at its location at 860 Water St., Fitchburg.

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