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DeSoto Co. Dream Center - Backpack Giveaway

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ORGANIZATION: DESOTO COUNTY DREAM CENTER

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We are excited to host a backpack and school supply giveaway on July 13th for 1,500 children from Title One Schools. Each student with the help of a shopper will have the opportunity to fill their backpack with school supplies and have a prayer partner say a prayer blessing for them as they begin the new school year. Hot dogs, chips, bounce house fun, sno cones and other games for the kids will be available at the event.

We need over 170 volunteers to run this fun event!

To volunteer, go to the "Get Involved" tab and click on "Volunteer"

We need volunteers in the areas shown below. There are various shifts in each area starting at 7:30am till 4:00 pm.
Shopper
Stocker
Food/Cooking Team
Kid's Zone Team
Prayer Team
Security Team
Set-up Team
Tear Down Team

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About DESOTO COUNTY DREAM CENTER

Location:

6935 WINDCHASE DR, HORN LAKE, MS 38637, US

Mission Statement

The DeSoto County Dream Center spreads Christ’s love and builds hope to the underserved in our community by providing food, clothing, quality healthcare and educational assistance to Title 1 school students and their families. The vision of the Dream Center is to help the underserved of DeSoto County to Dream Again.

Description

The Dream Center provides food, clothing, healthcare and education assistance to the Title 1 school children and their families in DeSoto County MS. Trinity Health Center inspires hope and healing by providing quality healthcare for the working uninsured in DeSoto County. The Dream Center ministers locally to underserved areas through the Adopt-A-Block program. This outreach allows immediate needs to be met on a consistent basis leading to valuable relationships and a brighter future for DeSoto County. The food and clothing pillars of the Dream Center are implemented through the various programs and events including our emergency food and clothing closets, our yearly coat giveaway, backpack giveaway, Thanksgiving meal distribution and Winter Wonderland. We offer two programs for Title 1 students in DeSoto County. the Elementary Program provides reading and math enrichment through game based activities and homework assistance. The Leadership Program seeks to develop the leadership ability of the next generation in order to make a positive impact in their community.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

Sat Jul 13, 2024
07:30 AM - 04:00 PM

WHERE

Latimer Lake Park5633 Tulane RdHorn Lake, MS 38637

(34.94362,-90.04808)
 

SKILLS

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16

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