The largest back-to-school outreach program in Lee County is back for its 19th year. North Fort Myers High School will serve as the new venue for the Big Backpack Event, where thousands of kids will receive free backpacks and school supplies in a celebration of community diversity. Admission is free, and it takes place Sunday,.
The Multicultural Centre of Southwest Florida celebrates 15 years and 30,000 smiles Leonardo Garcia, founder of The Multicultural Centre of Southwest Florida, is pleased to announce the 2014 event committee for The 15th Annual Big Backpack Event. Celebrating 15 years and 30,000 smiles in 2014, the committee is gearing up for their biggest event ever..