Donated backpacks are stacked on a table during Operation Backpack in front of the Stanislaus County Office of Education on H Street in Modestoon Friday.
More than 250 donated backpacks that were collected Friday, as well as school supplies and money, will be given to homeless students.
Backpacks still can be donated next week at collection boxes set up inside Tri Counties bank branches in Modesto.
The Office of Education runs school programs for about 2,000 homeless youths in Stanislaus County.
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