Back to School Backpack Drive/ Community Events

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On Saturday, July 30th from 12pm-6pm, the Lakeland Magic will be holding their first backpack drive at the RP Funding Center, Lakland Magic Corporate office!

Kindergarten-5th grade students will receive FREE backpacks with school supplies! (As supplies last)

Parking is at 701 W Lime st, Lakeland in the GREEN lot at Gate 3

Also on Saturday, July 30th there is a ‘Play and learn’ event with Polk County’s early childhood resource providers and sponsored by NAACP Lakeland branch and Polk State College Early childhood Program.

This event is from 10am-2pm at Bryant Stadium, 1125 N. Florida Ave., Lakeland.

There will be:

  • Book Giveaways!
  • Hands-on activities!
  • Information about local support resources!

While all families are welcomed, this event is designed specifically for families with young children.