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      Community Street Festival : Back to School Pep Rally for Health & Wellness in Detroit

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      August 22, 2019

      Thursday  12:00 PM

      2400 East McNichols Road
      Detroit, Michigan

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      Community Street Festival : Back to School Pep Rally for Health & Wellness

      This is a "Back 2 School Pep Rally" and "Community Street Festival" to send students back to school feeling motivated and energized for a Safe & Sober School Year! The pep rally will include prevention messaging for : UNDERAGE DRINKING, MARIJUANA, VAPING , OPIOIDS, SUICIDE AND MENTAL HEALTH. With Live Demonstrations performed in an interactive and engaging way! FREE FOOD FREE HAIRCUTS PARENTS LOUNGE & RESOURCE CENTER MUSIC BACKPACK GIVEAWAYS , SCHOOL SUPPLIES AND MORE..... PRESENTED BY THE COALITION FOR HEALTHY YOUTH AND FAMILIES AND PARTNERS.... NCADD HEALTHY ZONE MACK ALIVE MILESTONE AGENCY CENTER FOR URBAN YOUTH AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT (CUYFD) NCADD, GDA Our Theme of #RUOK? will address the non verbal response of our youth today when asked the question #RUOK?, if they are even asked it at all. Many youth and people in general are hurting, many are frustrated and many are hopeless. Our goal at this "Back to School Pep Rally" and "Street Fair" is to provide healing, hope and tools to be of service and support to our youth and the community as a whole. There will be something for everyone ( Parents & Youth). If you agree that this is necessary and needed and you would like to help with your time, talents, donations, volunteering, etc we want to hear from you! This is an initiative for the community which calls for the communities participation. We need you! Please email Lauren Stovall at or call 313-868-1340 BACKPACK & SCHOOL SUPPLIES DRIVE FOR ALL KIDS/STUDENTS SPECIFICALLY K-12: Please bring items to any of the DROP-OFF LOCATIONS listed below. Collection dates are July 22nd - August 19. We are hoping to collect 100 backpacks for the youth we serve in Wayne County. We hope to have those 100 backpacks stuffed with the essential items for back to school (notebooks, pens, pencils, folders, erasers, scissors, crayons, markers, rulers, etc.) DROP-OFF LOCATIONS: NCADD - MCNICHOLS CENTER 2400 EAST MCNICHOLS DETROIT, MI 48212 NCADD - WYOMING OFFICE 16647 WYOMING AVENUE DETROIT, MI 48221 DABO 12048 GRAND RIVER AVENUE DETROIT, MI 48204 HOT SAMS DETROIT - DOWNTOWN 127 MONROE AVENUE DETROIT, MI 48226 MONETARY DONATIONS CAN BE MADE AT: #RUOK #CommunityStreetFestival #BacktoSchool #PepRally #Detroit #Prevention

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