For Immediate Release
August 01, 2017
Contact Information

Marie Louissaint
Tel: 305-390-0234


(Black PR Wire) -- MIAMI, FL The Little Haiti Optimist Club, The Little Haiti/Edison/Little River Neighborhood Enhancement Team (N.E.T.), The Green Family Foundation and Partners will be celebrating their annual Back 2 School event on Friday, August 4th, 2017 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at Little Haiti Soccer Park. 

Approximately 1,000 City of Miami children from the Little Haiti area will be treated to live entertainment, face painting, arts and crafts activities, free haircuts and braiding provided by Able Beauty Shop & Hair Afrikana and free books and a story-telling area provided by Miami Book Fair and Scholastics in partnership with the Children’s Trust Learn to Read initiative.  In addition,  backpacks, school supplies and lunch will be given out on the first come, first serve basis and the children must be accompanied by an adult.  The Green Family Foundation which is one of our major sponsors says that, “We are delighted to provide resources that students need in the Little Haiti community to start a successful school yearâ€.

WHO:  Little Haiti Optimist Club, Little Haiti/Edison/Little River N.E.T., The Green Family Foundation, City of Miami Commissioner Keon Hardemon, City of Miami Parks, City of Miami Police, City of Miami Fire Rescue, MLK Restaurant, Presidential Bosses, BioCollections Worldwide, Miami Dade College-Miami Book Fair, Chefs of the Caribbean, Redemption Church, Nigerian American Foundation, Chef Creole, Lord of Land Realty, Samuel’s Call, Miami MBDA Business Center, All Purpose Title, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, 1804 Ink, Little Haiti Cultural Complex and Empty Plates Restaurant.

WHAT: Back 2 School event, back pack with school supplies giveaway, free hair cuts and hairstyles, books/literacy corner, health screenings and lunch

WHEN:  Friday, August 4th, 2017, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. 

WHERE:  Little Haiti Soccer Park, 6301 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Miami, Florida

 DETAILS:  For more info, contact Nancy Levros or Marie Louissaint at 305-390-0234 and email

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