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Non-profit giving back to Hurricane Michael victims headed back to school

Posted at 6:21 PM, Aug 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-23 18:21:38-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A non-profit, typically aiming to help animals, is giving back to hurricane victims headed back to school.

Rainbow's End usually rescue's horses, but on Friday they teamed up with EMA to pack together school clothes from Leon and Jefferson counties.

All these bags and boxes are now headed to Youngstown, for kids affected by Hurricane Michael.

Organizers say kids would never ask if they're in need, and they're happy to help however possible.

"It's like parents, it's embarrassing for them to reach out," said Roxanne Spear, who's with Rainbow's Edge Horse Shelter. "It's about recognizing the need and just answering the call."

The group will also haul desks, an electric wheelchair and other odds and ends for the kids.