Fred Van Vleet hands out free backpacks to Rockford kids

Fred Van Vleet hands out free backpacks to Rockford kids


((ERIC)) HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE COME TOGETHER IN ROCKFORD TO MEET A HOMETOWN HERO… AND GET SOME NEEDED SCHOOL SUPPLIES. IT WAS PART OF FRED VAN VLEET AND THE F-V-V SHOP’S “THE GIVEBACK”. FRED WAS ON HAND… AT NORTHWEST COMMUNITY CENTER.. TO HELP GIVE OUT 300 BOOK BAGS FILLED WITH THOSE SUPPLIES. KIDS ALSO ENJOYED A WATER SLIDE AND DUNK TANK. ORGANIZERS SAY IT’S AN OPPORTUNITY FOR VAN VLEET TO SET AN EXAMPLE FOR KIDS WHO MAY LOOK UP TO HIM.. Airmis Clark / CEO, FVV Shop “If you know Fred, you know how much he loves his home. So, for him to see this, he loves it. He wouldn’t have it any other way, because growing up we didn’t have this. We didn’t have backpack giveaways. We didn’t have nobody come back and give back to us, so we try to do it as much as we can.” ((ERIC)) THIS IS THE SECOND YEAR F-V-V SHOP HAS GIVEN AWAY BACKPACKS. ((MIMI)) A STATELINE WOMAN MOTIVATES OTHERS TO BELIEVE IN THEIR DREAMS… BY LIVING OUT HERS. ((ERIC)) COMING UP… FROM RESCUING WILDLIFE… TO ENCOURAGING OTHERS… HER

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