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Greenwood 3rd graders packed two dozen backpacks last Thursday, preparing them to be sent home with kids who don't have enough to eat on weekends. Left to right: Gavin Nichols, Morgan Rippie (partially obscured) and Caleb Thomas. Debbie Griffin photos

Black tie affair fills backpacks and stomachs

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The formal-looking invitation contains no typos and specifically says: "Your absence is requested."

The Kinnickinnic Backpack Program, a part of Our Neighbors' Place emergency shelter and Day Center, organized the fundraiser -- the first one organized by and for the KBP.

The invite suggests not that people attend an event but instead send a donation to the KBP for what guests would have spent on an evening out -- any time before April 20.

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