Broward County Charity & Causes

Pencils & Pints School Supply Drive Kick-Off Event

Pencils & Pints School Supply Drive Kick-Off EventMonday, August 3, 5:30pm-9:30pm – Funky Buddha Brewery, 1201 NE 38th St, Oakland Park

Help Buddha fill backpacks this school season by participating in our first ever school supply drive at the brewery. The items that are needed the most include: back packs, spiral notebooks, composition notebooks/journals, pens/pencils, poster boards, markers, colored pencils, 3 ring/prong binders & folders, and loose leaf paper. All items collected will be donated to Covenant House Florida.

Covenant House Florida is a residential crisis shelter for homeless youth under the age of 21, including parents and their babies. Each year, they provide much needed services to hundreds of runaway, homeless and at-risk youth in Fort Lauderdale. Their services include but are not limited to: parenting education, a licensed substance abuse treatment program, health services, transportation assistance, job readiness training, clinical counseling services and GED program/classes on site. All donated school supplies go to youth residents attending local schools or utilizing the GED program at Covenant House Florida.