The line to receive one wrapped around the building. Luckily, Santa was there to entertain people.
All through the holiday season, people from the community donated backpacks and supplies to fill them, including toiletries, cold weather clothing and hand warmers.
People who received one say they're grateful for the gift. Organizers say they stuffed somewhere between 800 - 1,000 backpacks.
Some say this will be their only holiday present. People say it definitely helped put them in the Christmas spirit.
Copyright 2015 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.