2nd Annual Phoenix Tools 4 School Returns, Saturday, July 26, 2014

Top Quote The Checkered Flag Run Foundation is giving Phoenix area children grades k-8 needed school supplies, breakfast and haircut to assist their return to school - providing basic school readiness supplies for students whose families cannot afford any or all the necessary items to start off the school year. End Quote
  • Phoenix-Mesa, AZ (1888PressRelease) July 25, 2014 - With summer drawing to a close soon, we are quickly approaching the time when children will be returning to school. For many families the current economy has affected their finances and created additional financial burden leaving them struggling to provide their children with the most basic back-to-school supplies. In this time of great need, The Checkered Flag Run Foundation is pleased to announce the second annual Phoenix Tools 4 School on Saturday, July 26th, 2014 at Lo Lo's Chicken and Waffles, 1220 S. Central Avenue in Phoenix from 6-9 a.m. With this program, the Checkered Flag Run Foundation provides educational resources that impact under-served students.

    During this event, 2,000 Phoenix area K-8 students will receive school supplies providing them with the necessary tools to begin the school year ready to learn and equipped to succeed. Additionally, haircuts and Breakfast will be provided to the students receiving supplies. School supplies will be given away on a first come, so please plan to arrive early.

    - What: Phoenix Tools 4 School
    - When: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 6:00AM-9:00AM
    - Where: Lo Lo's 1220 S. Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
    - Who: Elementary/Middle School, K-8 grades

    Special thanks to City of Phoenix, Mayor Greg Stanton, City of Phoenix District 8 Councilwoman, Kate Gallego, University of Phoenix CFO, Byron Jones, Superstition Springs Chrysler Dodge Ram, Principal, Alvin Heggs, Lo Lo's Chicken & Waffles Owner, Larry White Jr and Levine Investments LP Director, Andrew Cohn for their leadership, contribution and vision with this effort.

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