An outdoor child friendly event aimed to engage families of local communities. The day will celebrate the profound impact of physical activity and good health practices on a child’s mind, body, and community. To support this message the event will
be include a broad range of components including: field day activities, a 1 mile fun run, good nutrition demonstrations/resources and health/wellness medical screenings. The goal is to bring these necessary resources to families and communities in a fun manner
while providing education on how to activate healthier choices in their own daily lives.
Assist us in providing toys and coats to nearly 4,000 families. Volunteer tasks include: Escorting clients through the castle, picking out toys and coats,
setting up/breaking down, andhelping organize and stock items.
The Salvation Army, Garden Neighborhood Charities, and The City of Boston are gearing up for another Back to School Celebration! The event will be held at
The Kroc Center on August 28th from 1:00pm-6:00pm. Roughly 3,500 children from the city of Boston and their loved ones will join together for fun and festivities, as well as receive a backpack with school supplies. Children will have a chance
to shoot baskets, play Bruins 'slapshot’ and interact with fun activities. A broad range of child friendly booths will also be set-up.
There are many ways to help be a part of this day:
Volunteer at the event. Two shifts available, 12:00pm-4:00pm or 3:30pm-7:30pm.
·Greeting the children and encouraging them to have fun
·Serving healthy snack bags from the Disaster Service canteen
·Supporting the educational booths and interactive activities
·Helping on the floor of the Garden to manage flow
·Distributing the backpacks or prizes to the children
Volunteer regularly to help register families at your local Salvation Army once or twice a week leading up to the event.
Become a collaborator and display your organization's educational materials that focus on children in a family fun way.
Become a Sponsor. Your company's logos can be displayed in a variety of ways at this media drawn event depending on your giving level.
Please let me know if you have an interest in being involved or if you have any questions.
Click on the link below to learn more and see videos of last year's event.