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Back-to-school giveaway in Compton

OW Staff Writer | 9/7/2017, midnight
Compton Councilwoman Emma Sharif (Fourth District) will host on Saturday her second annual Back to School Backpack Giveaway at Kelly ...

Compton Councilwoman Emma Sharif (Fourth District) will host on Saturday her second annual Back to School Backpack Giveaway at Kelly Park, 2319 E. Caldwell St.

The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will include a shoe give-away, free haircuts, dental check-ups, food and refreshments, a bounce-house, a rock-climbing wall, and music with a DJ.

Sponsored by the Compton's Sheriff's Youth Activities League and also by Heart 2 Heart 4 You, the event is part of Councilwoman Sharif's ongoing effort to have local youth return to school prepared and ready to learn.

“We wish to express our sincere appreciation and gratitude to everyone who have assisted us in providing for our students. Please come out Saturday and join us with fun in the sun,” Sharif said.

For more details, call (310) 605-5662.