VIA WESTERN MASS NEWS
BY BRICEYDA LANDAVERDE, OLIVIA HICKEY
EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM)– The fifth annual Rucksgiving was held Sunday morning in East Longmeadow.
Dozens of backpacks filled with Thanksgiving food items on Sunday for the fifth annual Rucksgiving.
“Rucksgivng our way of donating turkeys, holiday meals to local food pantries,” said Tom Orifice of team Red, White and Blue.
Rucking is simply walking or hiking with a weighted rucksack. Participants from team Red, White and Blue, 4run3 and Run your Health all joined in on the military-activity to help those in need.[more]