Neighbors Together held their Back to School Block Party on Saturday, August 13th and gave away more than 150 backpacks filled with school supplies to area children.
“Today was about connecting with our community and supporting the children who are headed back to school,” said Neighbors Together Executive Director Rev. Kara Stewart. “We are so thankful for the businesses in our community who stepped forward to help make this celebration possible.”
Children and their families were greeted with food, fun, and the opportunity to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Children could also pick out their favorite backpack that was filled with school supplies.
EVENT BY THE NUMBERS:
- 157 children received a backpack
- 62 parents/families registered
- 315 COVID testing kits were passed out
- 15 COVID vaccines were given a
- 250 Ice Cream Sundaes enjoyed
- 250 Martins BBQ Meals provided
- 150 children enjoyed golf putting, the bounce house, connect four and face paint
You can learn more at NeighborsTogetherSC.org.
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