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LIPMAN AND PACIFIC TOMATO GROWERS HOLD FREE COMMUNITY EVENT, DISTRIBUTE 1,400 BACKPACKS TO IMMOKALEE CHILDREN

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On August 3, Lipman, in partnership with Pacific Tomato Growers, will distribute more than 1,400 backpacks filled with school supplies to Immokalee elementary and middle school students* during a free, community event. Numerous local organizations will provide information and services to families, including: Harry Chapin Food Bank, Title I School Migrant Education Program, Ronald McDonald Mobile Care Unit, Amigos Center, Guadalupe Center, Immokalee Housing and Family Services and Southwest Florida Works – “One Stop.” In addition, Health Care Network of Southwest Florida will offer free health screenings. Representatives from the Immokalee Fire Control District will display emergency vehicles, and the Sheriff Department’s Crime Prevention Unit will provide educational materials as well. During the event, complimentary hot dogs and water will be available. A bounce house and children’s games will also be onsite. *Backpacks and school supplies will ONLY be provided to elementary- and middle school-aged students. Children must be present to receive school supplies.

Occurs once: Aug 3, 2013 (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
Contact Name: Jaime Weisinger
Contact Phone: 239-657-4421
Location:

Sports Complex Field
505 Escambia Street, Immokalee, FL 34142

Ticket Price: Free
Ticketing Phone: (239) 657-4421
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