OPA LOCKA (CBSMiami) — Trayvon Martin’s parents gave students a helping hand and a back pack filled with supplies on Saturday.

Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin helped hand out hundreds of book bags with supplies to Miami-Dade and Broward County students ranging from Pre-kindergarten through high school.

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The event was part of the annual Back To School Extravaganza hosted by the The Trayvon Martin Foundation along with other local businesses.

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According to the group, the event was meant to empower children to start the school year with confidence.

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Trayvon Martin, 17, was killed in Sanford, in February 2012. George Zimmerman was acquitted in his shooting death last summer.

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