2nd Annual Back to School Bash
On July 30th, Holland Elementary hosted a Back to School Bash for 300 students from Holland, Mark Twain and students of single moms. It was a collaborative effort between three organizations, Rise and Go, SingleMomzRock and Kicks for Kids of the Ozarks along with four area churches, South Haven Baptist, Messiah Lutheran, Southminster Presbyterian and Sunset Church of Christ.
Students received a free backpack, school supplies, free pair of tennis shoes as well as a free haircut voucher.
A resource fair compiled of educational partners and area community agencies were on site as well sharing about the opportunities for students to participate in after school programs among other things.
A huge thank you to the 60+ volunteers from our community who helped make this year a huge success. We look forward to seeing what next year's event brings!
Michelle Peak, Founder Rise and Go
Janelle Reed, Founder SingleMomzRock
Jennifer Campbell, Founder Kicks for Kids of the Ozarks
Here is a link from the Springfield Public Schools talking about the event!