CLEVELAND — Local students can receive free school supplies at Esperanza Inc.’s back to school drive on Saturday, August 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Max S. Hayes High School in Cleveland.
Esperanza is a nonprofit organization that offers mentoring, scholarships and educational programs for local Hispanic and Latino students.
For a student to receive free school supplies and a backpack, they must be accompanied by a parent.
WKYC Studios will be present to give away pens, books and bags, and also to sign up attendees interested in participating in the Cleveland Reads challenge. 3News anchor Matt Rascon will also be there to greet community members.
And, on Friday, Sept. 8, 2023, Esperanza will celebrate its 40th anniversary at Cleveland Renaissance Hotel from 6-8 p.m.. During the event, students will receive scholarships and attendees will hear inspiring stories on student success. For more event information click here.
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