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Moorhead Woman Gives Out Backpacks to Families at Brookdale Baptist Church

Chanon Anderson has given out the book bags to New American families for the last five years

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead woman served up smiles to several families as she gave out backpacks outside Brookdale Baptist Church. Chanon Anderson collected more than 50 book bags at this year’s United Way Backpack giveaway on Saturday. For the last five years, she has given the bags to families that have recently moved to the United States. Anderson says it…

Moorhead Woman Gathers Backpacks from United Way to Donate to Others

Chanon Anderson has collected backpacks for New American children for the last five years

FARGO, N.D. — Stacks upon stacks of backpacks lined the walls inside the FargoDome, but a select few were stacked in bins, handled with care, and delivered to one Moorhead woman. However, Chanon Anderson isn’t keeping any to herself. “It’s just, you know, to help the families out, it’s like Christmas to me to give the kids their backpacks, the joy…