Riverside: 16th Annual Backpack Giveaway
RIVERSIDE, CALIF. – Each year, families line up to receive a free backpack. The Adrian Dell and Carmen Roberts Foundation will again be distributing backpacks at it’s 16th Annual Free Backpack Giveaway event on Saturday, Aug. 5th from 8 to 10 a.m. at Castle Park in Riverside.
This back to school event is an opportunity for the Adrian Dell and Carmen Roberts Foundation to provide educational resources to school children ages k-12 in the community for the upcoming school year. This is a free event and early arrival is strongly suggested. Backpacks will be handed out on a first come first serve basis and the school age child must be accompanied with the parent or guardian to receive a backpack. Sponsors include: Assemblymember Jose Medina, Castle Park, California Highway Patrol, City of Riverside, UC Riverside, Summit College, Riverside City Fire Department, NAACP Riverside, Raceway Ford, Riverside Unified School District, and Cold Cutz.
For more information visit www.adcrfoundation.org.
About The Adrian Dell and Carmen Roberts Foundation
The Adrian Dell and Carmen Roberts Foundation (formerly Riverside Black History Parade Committee) is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization established in honor of founders Adrian Dell and Carmen Roberts. The foundation focuses on the development of events and activities such as: the Riverside Black History Parade, Expo and Car Show; Empowering Young Women’s Conference, and the Back-to-School Back Pack Giveaway event, which promotes positive family and cultural interaction in a cross section of communities.