Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Events We Love: Lift Up Atlanta Back To School Community Festival And School Supply Drive



A lot of fun for the whole family
while giving back to the community


Lift Up Atlanta will be collecting and distributing backpacks and school supplies to needy children to get them prepared for the upcoming school year. This will be done at the Back to School Community Festival. 
 
School supplies that are most needed are:

  • backpacks
  • notebook paper
  • spiral theme books
  • rulers
  • calculators
  • pens/pencils
  • highlighters
  • kleenex
  • hand sanitizers
  • copy paper
  • folders
The community can get together to have fun and give back at the same time. There will be children performers, live entertainment, carnival food and games, prizes and giveaways, silent auction and a grand raffle for 2 Southwest Airline tickets. Make a difference in a child’s life while having lots of fun. All proceeds go to help Lift Up Atlanta (www.liftupatlanta.org)  

  • Date: July 27, 2013Time: 12-3pm
  • Place: Unity North Church, 4522 Sandy Plains Rd, Marietta, GA
  • Admission: $5 plus any donated school supplies.
  • Vendors wanted: If you are interested in being a vendor, please contact liftupatlanta@yahoo.com
Lift Up Atlanta is a non profit organization that is committed to helping the homeless and feeding the hungry. We work with several homeless shelters in the metro Atlanta area and the homeless directly in providing everything from basic needs to computer training/job skills.

Their goals is to provide services and programs to support the whole family. Our services range from feeding the homeless on the streets of Atlanta to our job readiness/self empowerment program to promote self sufficiency.

http://backtoschoolcommunityfestival.eventbrite.com/

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