'Team Backpack' tackles student homeless issue in Tacoma

"Team Backpack" is making deliveries this week in Tacoma to fulfill a holiday mission and help homeless teenagers.

TACOMA, Wash. - Nicole Ward says she has no direct connection to Lincoln High School, but that hasn't stopped her from tackling the big issues at the high school. She's created "Team Backpack" and aims to cut into the problems facing the student population. 1 in 14 Lincoln Students are homeless, and 85% are on free or reduced lunch. KING 5's Chris Daniels reports.


JOIN THE CONVERSATION

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment