Mariachi 4 Backpacks FUNdraiser Helps Students with Their Back-To-School Needs
The Multicultural Centre of Southwest Florida is hosting the first annual Mariachi 4 Backpacks FUNdraiser at Cantina Laredo at Bell Tower Shops on Thursday, May 23rd from 5:30- 8:00 p.m. They are inviting the community to shake their maracas with our live Mariachi Band, while supporting students in need. The evening will feature complimentary live entertainment, tapas, cash bar, raffles and silent auction. Every $10 raised at the event adopts a student in need and provides him or her with a new backpack and school supplies for the 2013/2014 school year.
100% of all proceeds raised will support students age 5-12 who are in need, providing them with free backpacks and school supplies at the 14th Annual BIG Backpack Event to be held on Sunday, July 21 at Harborside Event Center.
A minimum donation of $10 is requested to attend the Mariachi 4 Backpacks event held at Cantina Laredo restaurant located on 5200 Big Pine Way Fort Myers, Florida 33907. Silent auction items include weekend getaways, tickets to sporting events, autographed memorabilia, salon & spa treatments and more. Sponsors include HABA, Fuller Solutions and CONRIC PR & Marketing. For more information call 239-333-5747 or visit multiculturalcentre.org
The Multicultural Centre of Southwest Florida
The Multicultural Centre of Southwest Florida is a local nonprofit organization founded with the purpose of promoting programs aimed at bringing people of different cultures together and providing support for students and families in need. The Multicultural Centre of SWFL will provide backpacks, school supplies and more to 2,000 plus students in need, or while supplies last at this year’s BIG Backpack Event, otherwise known as the Annual Back-To-School Festival & School Supply Giveaway held at Harborside on Sunday, July 24th, 2011, from 11am – 3pm. For more information about the Multicultural Centre of SWFL or to make a tax-deductible donation, visit www.multiculturalcentre.org