2010 Rhode Island Back to School Celebration: Free School Supplies

[ 1 ] August 10, 2010 |

backpackSaturday, August 21 from 9 a.m. — 1 p.m.

The Providence School Department, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island, Sodexho School Services and over 30 community partners will sponsor this year’s Back to School Celebration. Kick off the new school year with celebrations from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 11 community sites. Over 12,000 kids will receive free backpacks filled with school supplies. Music, raffles and food also will be provided at each location.

For more information, call Doris M. De Los Santos at 401-222-4890.

Back-to-school celebrations will be held at the following sites:

– Hope High School, 324 Hope Street
– Nathanael Greene Middle School, 721 Chalkstone Avenue
– Providence School Registration Center, 672 Prairie Avenue
– West End Community Center, 109 Bucklin Street
- United Way, 50 Valley Street

Central Falls
Veterans Memorial Elementary School, 150 Fuller Street

Bernard F. Norton School, 364 Broad Street

Sullivan Elementary School, 35 Dexter Street

Pawtucket PawSox, McCoy Stadium, 1 Columbus Avenue

West Warwick
Wakefield Hill Elementary School, 505 Wakefield Street

St. James Baptist Church, 340 South Main Street


Category: education + schools, free / cheap, kids, local ri area

Anisa Raoof

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of Kidoinfo.com. She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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  1. Elyse Major elyse says:

    thanks so much for posting about the back to school celebration, anisa!

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