Local School and Art Supply Donation Drive May 30
Here's a great way to clean out your closet and help local students and teachers with school and art supplies.
About the Event
- Date and Time: Saturday, May 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
- Location: Galuppi’s, Pompano Beach, Florida
Makena Vargo, Creator of the Little Free Library at Dan Witt Park, organized this school supply drive to raise support in collecting school supplies for students and teachers in Broward County Public Schools.
Carrie Bennett is an artist, art director & educator from Lighthouse Point, Florida. She is a painter, chalk muralist, & arts editor for both Lighthouse Point & Pompano Magazine. Bennett directs art workshops, chalk festivals & public art collaborations in her local community while teaching art full time to k-8 students. While not teaching art she travels both locally & internationally for street painting events, creates live art for events, and helps to connect artists of all ages. Her passion is to see global transformation through powerful public art and to raise up artists to transform their city and soar in their creative vision. Click here to see some of her chalk murals and street paintings.
It takes just a few pink erasers, crayons, glue sticks, composition books, colored pencils, folders, paper, pencils and pencil cases to equip students with basic supplies to start the school year. But for some students and their parents, even those supplies are simply out of reach financially.
If everybody does a little, we will do a lot.
We are seeking materials from homes, put in plastic bags (paper bags, boxes, etc. are also acceptable) and dropped off at Galuppi’s on Saturday, May 30. We will set all bags collected aside and not touch them for a week, giving time for any COVID-19 virus to die off. Social distancing guidelines and face coverings will be enforced during the drive.