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August 24, 2024
12th Annual Back 2 School Health & Wellness Festival!
Second Baptist Church Southwest
550 Silver Hill Rd, District Heights, MD 20747 

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 We are supporting an estimated 1,000 children and their families. We plan to provide our treasured students with the best holistic tools and resources for a successful school year, and we welcome you to join us! 

Sign up for The Health and Wellness Back 2 School Festival

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ABOUT THE 12th ANNUAL HEALTH & WELLNESS BACK 2 SCHOOL FESTIVAL

 
 
Our event will ensure that every family is equipped for a healthy school year.
Every student will leave with the following: 
Brand new, durable backpack - filled with notebook paper, composition books, pencils, pens, rulers, calculators and more!

A best-selling book featuring black children written by an author of color 


An emotional wellness fidget / anxiety coping toy

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  • Health & Wellness Pavilion: we’ll provide various health screenings for the entire family, including vaccines for COVID, influenza, and tetanus.
     

  • Black Brilliance Marketplace: we’ll have Black-owned businesses with items for sale that the whole family can enjoy.  
     

  • Mental & Emotional Wellness Pavilion: we’ll have experts on hand to discuss youth therapy, emotional learning, behavioral disabilities, and caregiving for seniors. 
     

  • Food Pavilion: shop at our Black Farmers Market, judge the healthy tasting samples, and buy lunch at one of the many food trucks.

  • Arts & Crafts Station: kids will enjoy various activities to ignite their creativity and engage their inner artist! 

  • Voter Registration Drive: get civically engaged by learning more about the upcoming elections in your area and register to vote!

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HAVE A QUESTION?

Contact us at
back2school@gwul.org

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