Law firm interns lend a hand

LONG BEACH - Rick Rackers, an auxiliary of Assistance League of Long Beach, welcomed six law clerk interns from the law firm of Keesal, young and Logan to the Philanthropic Center on June 2.The interns took part in Rick Rackers' project to fill more than 1600 backpacks for the Head Start preschool children of the Long Beach Unified School District. Each backpack includes two polo shirts, two pairs of pants/shorts, a jacket, three pairs of panties/boxers, four pairs of socks and a book. This is the second year that Rick Rackers' Operation School Bell program has donated uniforms and backpacks to Head Start, and the second year that Keesal, Young and Logan has provided interns for the day. The interns stuffed backpacks and delivered to four Head Start schools all in one day. Rick Rackers is a nonprofit volunteer organization whose purpose is to improve the lives of children in the Long Beach community.

********** Published: July 1, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 11