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Operation Backpack: Mission Accomplished!

The Cooper Foundation distributed more than 900 backpacks – one for every student scholar – at the KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy. That’s a lot of backpacks!

The support from Cooper employees and friends was tremendous! The student scholars at KIPP were ready to begin their school year with their new backpacks and school supplies and were ready to live out a familiar KIPP slogan – work hard, be kind.

Read more about the Operation Backpack distribution here!

View photos from the Operation Backpack distribution here!