Family Values’ 2017 Backpack event was a whopping success.
A record crowd of attended Family Values for Life 7th Annual Back To School Event on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. An estimated count of 2,600 children received backpacks and school supplies. We are grateful for everyone who rose to the occasion to donate to this worthy cause. The contributions of school supplies and funds from individuals, community organizations, small businesses and corporations is greatly appreciated We could not have done this without the support of our friends and supporters We also give a big shout out of thanks to all the individuals who volunteered.
(BELOW) Women crowded around Family Values for Life Information table at the Back To School Event to learn about the Jump Start To the New Program. An Open House will be held on Wednesday, September 13, at 6:00 P.M at the First Covenant Church located at 1280 Arcade. in St Paul. Jump Start workshops begin the following Wednesday, September 20, and will be offered every Wednesday through the end of May; The workshop topics will include physical fitness, nutrition, mental alertness, goal setting, spiritual empowerment, image development, parent involvement, child development and more. For more information call 651-774-6663.
(BELOW) Enjoy pictures of our 2017 Back To School Event held on Bruce Vento Elementary School Playground. A record attended the community fair styled event. 2,600 backpacks with school supplies were given away to students in need from pre-k through 12th grade to help them jump start the new school year.
(BELOW) Volunteers enjoyed assisting with Family Values For Life Back To School Event, and happy children sported their backpacks.