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.READ MORE: Vigil Held For UPS Driver Frank Ordonez, Killed Two Years Ago In Miramar During Police Shootout
“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.”READ MORE: Miami-Dade Schools Police Investigating Threats, Student Arrested
North Miami K-12 students received backpacks filled with supplies.MORE NEWS: Miami Dade College To Host Wake For Congresswoman Carrie Meek
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.