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Padres help kids get ready to go back to school

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The Padres are helping local kids get ready to go back to school.

Seventy-five students from the Monarch School in San Diego were treated to a shopping spree at Target in Mission Valley. Wach student was paired up with a Padres player or front office volunteer to pick out clothes and shoes.

"It's a really special experience to help these kids out. It's something that us as athletes get the privilege to do. It means a lot to me personally to see the smile on these kids' faces," Padre Jake Goebbert said.

Students also walked away with a Padres youth baseball jersey and a backpack filled with souvenirs and other school supplies.

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