The largest back-to-school outreach program in Lee County is almost here! The 17th Annual Big Backpack Event is presented 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sunday, July 31 at Harborside Event Center by the Multicultural Centre of Southwest Florida. Every year thousands of kids receive free backpacks and school supplies at this festival event while celebrating diversity.
Leonardo Garcia, founder of The Multicultural Centre of Southwest Florida, is pleased to announce that the organization’s 15th Annual Big Backpack Event, held this Sunday, July 27th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., will serve a record number of students. Celebrating 15 years and 30,000 smiles in 2014, the committee is gearing up for their.