Be a Kid for a Kid: Blessings in a Backpack Fundraiser Dec. 3

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Be a Kid for a Kid: Blessings in a Backpack Fundraiser Dec. 3

Dino’s Lounge 22740 Woodward, Ferndale 6pm

BE A KID FOR A KID!! Kick off the season of Giving!! How often do you just want to be a kid again?? Here is your opportunity to enjoy all the things we used to do as a kid…just a little “Adultified” Come and enjoy an evening of games, entertainment and raffles, clowning around and coloring!! This event will have an “Adultified” kiddie menu along with “Adultified” kiddie Judy_Palmer30yearscocktails. Tickets will include food and fun. ALL proceeds will go to Blessings in a Backpack for both the Ferndale and Royal Oak public schools. For those of you who don’t know Blessings in a Backpack:

Blessings In a Backpack is a “neighbor-helping-neighbor” program that is designed to help meet the nutritional needs of children and families.

Each week, volunteers, in cooperation with school officials, distribute backpacks filled with enough non-perishable food for the weekend (six meals) to “at-risk” students. These students are participants in the government subsidized free or reduced fee hot lunch program.

The goal of the Blessings in a Backpack program is to keep these students from going hungry on the weekends and remove barriers to academic success.ChamberAd_01

Ferndale and Royal Oak combined have almost 3,000 students on free or assisted lunch. Statistics show that 80-85% of these children go home on the weekends and have no food to eat. Blessings in a Backpack’s motto “Feeding the future of America”. Please come and help support our future here locally. $100 feeds one student for an entire year!

This is going to be a fun filled event! We also ask that if you could bring one NEW toy. We will be collecting toys for Mandys Place – Oakland county Children’s Village as well.

gardenfreshADPlease purchase tickets at Eventbrite.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/be-a-kid-for-a-kid-tickets-19334402719

Tickets are $35 ahead of time and $45 at the door.

If you simply want to donate please go to http://www.blessingsinabackpackmi.org/ HOWEVER PLEASE make sure to Assign your donation to Ferndale or Royal Oak..otherwise it will just go to the charity as a whole.

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