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16 WAPT School Tools Drive
Each year the United Way of the Capital Area (UWCA) partners with WAPT-16 for the Annual School Tools Supply Drive. On Friday, July 28, 2023, from 9am – 3pm, representatives of UWCA and WAPT-16 , will be on site at the Byram, Clinton, Flowood and Madison Walmart Supercenters collecting school supply donations. Please consider joining us, at one of the designated locations.
Hinds County July 28
United Way of the Capital Area and 16-WAPT announce the 2023 School Tools Promotion on Friday, July 28, 2023.
Branded and dubbed as the back-to-school supplies push, the book bag promotion will operate from 9:00 a.m.
to 3:00 p.m. and will be held at the following locations:
Byram, Clinton, Flowood and Madison Walmart branches .
Hinds County June 17
*Summer Learning Family Fun Day is an example of how MPB interacts with its communities to promote summer learning. Summer reading is critical and helps prevent the “summer learning slide.” It also supports student learning and engagement. Education and health-related vendors from across Mississippi will be on hand to provide resources and fun hands-on learning stations.
Address: Jackson Convention Complex, 105 East Pascagoula Street Jackson, MS 39201
• The Mississippi Center for Cultural Production (Sipp Culture) supports community development from the ground up through cultural production focused on self-determination and agency designed by us and for us.
Address: 319 White Oak Street, Utica, MS 39175
• We Will Go provide a safe, trusting environment where a student’s holistic growth can impact the community. This program exists to aid in all forms of learning, including homework assistance, enrichment activities, and literacy lessons.
Address: 806 N Farish Street, Jackson, MS 39202
Madison County June 21
• MadCAAP provides services through our Food Pantry, Helping Hands Garden, New Attitudes Educational Classes, Clothing Closet, Housing Repair, and Emergency Assistance programs.
Address: 181 Watford Parkway Drive, Canton, MS 39046
Rankin County June 21
• Bridge Builders Leadership Initiative is a leadership program for grades 6 - 12 that focuses on homework assistance, character building, recreation and so much more! BBLI seeks to meet the need and bridge the gap for students in our community.
Address: 320 Center City Dr, Pearl, MS 3920