On August 2nd, Philanthropic Society Los Angeles (PSLA) will host the 3rd Annual Back to School Giveaway benefitting Children's Institute, Inc. (CII). PSLA will provide 6,000 Head Start through 12th grade students with backpacks, school supplies, healthy snacks, shoes, and much, much more to help them prepare for the school year ahead. We need your help to prepare for this incredible day for the Watts community.
Please join us at CII's Otis Booth Campus prior to the event to get in the back to school spirit and stuff backpacks with pens, pencils, crayons, binders and more. Food, drinks, music, and good company provided.
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We also invite you to join us on Saturday, August 2nd at Ted Watkins Park to be a part of the giveaway. Volunteer responsibilities range from helping children select backpacks and shoes or handing out snacks and water, to working with the Watts Farmer's Market to demonstrate healthy cooking techniques. Volunteer t-shirt, food, drinks, and parking provided. (Please visit http://back2schoolvolunteer.eventbrite.com to register to help on the day of the event.)