Talking about Back to School in July is like talking about Christmas in October… but it's time… Come Fandanguear-- bring your jaranas, dancing shoes, voces bien calentadas and bring SCHOOL SUPPLY DONATIONS! As always, Los Cilantros will be open for sabrosisima comida y bebida!
Fandango Jarocho and Food Empowerment Project SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE for the children of California farmworkers is Friday, July 21, 2017, 7-11pm!
Last time we did this, Bay Area soneros filled a huge bin with new supplies to send off to migrant farmworker's children in Salinas and Watsonville area. Let's do it again!!!
More info below-- including a list of most needed supplies and a link to the FOOD EMPOWERMENT PROJECT, the organization who is conducting the school supply drive.
If you cannot come on Friday, WE'LL MISS YOU, and you can drop off your donations at anytime during the week or send it with someone that can attend.
FOOD EMPOWERMENT PROJECT – School Supply Drive 2017
Below is a list of the school supplies that are needed. Please donate NEW school supplies.
• Backpacks (in great demand) no red or bright blue backpacks or those depicting violence or military [such as camo]; no promotional products
• Colored markers
• Lined notebook paper
• Pencils and pens
• Pencil boxes or zip bags that fit into 3-hole binders
• Pencil sharpeners
• Plain, blank, notebook paper with 3 holes to fit into binders
• Plastic binders
• Safety scissors
• Spiral notebooks (college and wide-rules)
If possible, please buy non-toxic supplies*.