33_20140422145234_1809157_mediumBackPack Beginnings is proud to work with many local businesses that support our efforts in Guilford County Schools. The support of local businesses and the community is essential to helping our cause to provide children in need with nutritious food, comfort items and basic necessities.

We’re in the midst of preparing for several events in the coming months. Please show your support by spreading the word and attending the following events.

Fiat of the Triad and Ducati- Sat, April 26th
Fiat of the Triad and Ducati Greensboro are hosting a Spring Fling benefiting BackPack Beginnings on Saturday, April 26th from 11:00am- 3:00pm at Fiat of the Triad, 3915 W. Wendover Avenue in Greensboro. There will be bounce houses, fire trucks, free ice cream and pizza, music and more! Invite your family and friends to join a fun day out while supporting BackPack Beginnings.

Gate City Quilt Show- May 9th & 10th
Plan to attend the Gate City Quilt Guild Quilt Show on Friday and Saturday May 9 and 10, 2014, 9 am – 5 pm, at the First Baptist Church, 1000 W. Friendly Ave. A silent auction of quilts and other hand-crafted items will be held and the proceeds given to BackPack Beginnings.

Open House & Volunteer Appreciation – May 13th
BPB will hold a special event on Tuesday, May 13th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm, as a way to show appreciation to those who have helped further our cause. Please mark your calendars and make sure to swing by our office, take a tour, enter to win a prize, and enjoy some great food.

John’s Run 4 Kids- Sat, May 31st
John’s Run 4 Kids is a chance for kids to give back and help other kids while having fun. The kid friendly obstacle course and run is a 1 mile race in beautiful downtown Greensboro. A portion of the proceeds go to BackPack Beginnings so tell your friends, family and anyone who has children to join us Saturday, May 31, 2014. Learn more at www.johnsrun4kids.com.

Written on 4/22/2014 by Blogger Angie Burkey