Back to School Charity Event Expects Over 20,000 in Attendance and Will Help Children Attending Central Florida Schools with 9000 Free Backpacks, School Supplies, Immunizations and Health Care Services.
On Saturday, August 14 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM at the Amway Arena, thousands of Central Florida school children will receive a backpack stuffed with school supplies and access to immunizations, dental screenings for children, vision screening, haircuts, health information and much more: All free, thanks to the compassion and generosity of local employers, nonprofit organizations and caring citizens, like you. Last year we had a reported 20,000 attendees and the line to enter the event was two miles long. Parents may register their children for immunizations by logging onto www.hopenowinternational.org or simply calling 1-877-674-7497.
“In view of the current state of the economy and daunting disparities in accessing quality health care, it is time to act! The Back to School Bash provides our children with the resources necessary to start the school year off right, ” said event founder, Michael Radka. “Joining together to support our children is the greatest way to impart lasting impact in Florida.”
The event organized by Hope Now International and supported by the Orange County Public School System, Solantic, Nemours, Florida Hospital, Orlando Magic, Fun Spot, Federally Qualified Community Health Centers, Wal-Mart, Pepsi, Sam’s Club, Herzing University, Healthy Start and hundreds of community non profit organizations will be indeed a great day for Central Florida’s children.
To volunteer there are several options -
If you and your coworkers, colleagues and neighbors would like to turn your caring spirit into action to help our Central Florida school children, this is your opportunity. Volunteers are needed to stuff 9000 backpacks with over 100,000 school supply items at the Amway Arena from 5PM to 9PM on August 11, 12 and 13. Snacks will be provided. Volunteers may submit the volunteer form at www.hopenowinternational.org or contact Rosanna Kingston (407.924.6160) or Hugh Bleddyn (407.864.4694). Call 877.674.7497 to make an appointment for immunizations.
To become a sponsor or vendor –
Go to www.hopenowinternational.org or simply call 1-877-674-7497.