Kids learning to give back to the community

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By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver
By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver
By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver
By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver
By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver

A group of kids are doing something really special. They're putting together Thanksgiving meals for other kids who are less fortunate.

"Just so much fun that they can get people to give back to the community," said 10-year-old Carson Breus, who is putting a meal together.

It's all part of a program called "Families Giving Back," which started about a year ago by Lisa Geyser and Alex Skar.  

"It's just something we do, it's part of who we are and hopefully it'll be a lifelong passion of theirs that they continue and pass on to their kids," Skar said.

Once sorted and divided, each meal consisting of mashed potatoes, stuffing, corn bread, gravy and a gift card for a turkey will be delivered to families whose kids go to Granada Primary School, where the majority of the students are below the poverty line.

"We think it's very critical for kids to understand that not everybody has everything that they might have in their lives, but it's also important for them to understand that the world should be a giving place and that the world should be a place where everybody gets an opportunity to share and everybody gets an opportunity to have a Thanksgiving," said Michael Breus, whose two kids are helping to give back.