MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Local leaders are helping students prepare for the upcoming school year by providing supplies to students in need.

North Miami Councilwoman Mary Estimé-Irvin hosted the third annual back-to-school fair Sunday at Cagni Park in collaboration with state and local leaders including Congresswoman Frederica Wilson.

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“This is not just a giveaway. It’s a community event where everyone gets together,” said Estimé-Irvin. “We are equipping our kids to do well on day one when school starts.”

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North Miami K-12 students received backpacks filled with supplies.

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Students and their families could grab a bite to eat at food trucks, play games and could enter a raffle to win a free laptop.

CBSMiami.com Team