Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach Giveaway Backpacks Tomorrow

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Boys and girls club backpack giveaway

Photo by Matt Pascarella

Eastman/Fairfield Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach will host a backpack giveaway on August 17, 2011. The giveaway is being sponsored by Fluor Corporation as a community service project. Fluor employees will be distributing backpacks to youth who attend the Clubs. 500 back packs are expected to be delivered and will be filled with school supplies that will give each youth a great start to the new school year.

The backpack giveaway is Wednesday, August 17 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm at Eastman/Fairfield Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach is located at 700 E. Del Amo Blvd., Long Beach, 90807.

12:00pm – Fluor employees and volunteers arrive
12:00pm – 12:45: Unloading of backpacks
1:00pm – Distribution of backpacks begins
2:00pm – Event ends

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach is a partner with the Long Beach Unified School District Winners Reaching Amazing Potential (WRAP) after school program and has provided after school services in Long Beach for 72 years. Each year, more than 5,803 youth are served at their eleven sites through programs in character & leadership, educational skill development, career preparation, health & life skills, the arts & culture, and sports, fitness & recreation. A membership in the Club is $15 per year and covers all services.

For more information: www.bgclublb.org

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