Keeping warm this winter will be a little easier for
La Crosse's homeless population thanks to a high school
West Salem High School senior McKenzie Fitzpatrick
will provide some of La Crosse's homeless with a care
package this Thanksgiving.
As part of a senior exit project.
McKenzie is handing out 32 backpacks and one hundred
smaller care packages.
Each backpack has shoes and clothing items.
and the packages contain hygiene items.
hand warmers and snacks.
I also wanted to get it out during Thanksgiving and
Christmas because giving is always really nice, and
being able to help people other than yourself or your
family and stuff like that, just being able to reach
out, is important to me.
Additional items like tarps.
can openers and flash lights were handed out to those
living in a homeless camp along La Crosse's Riverside