P.O. Box 72799, Providence, RI 09207 401-699-6167

24th Annual Back to School Celebration

Your engagement and commitment will ensure that we are able to distribute free backpacks full of school supplies to students across Rhode Island in 2023.

Our 24th Back to School Event.

On behalf of the Back to School Celebration of RI, we would like to first and foremost thank you once again for your continuous support throughout the years! This event would not be possible without the support of our sponsors.  As we prepare for this year’s celebration, I would like to take a moment to provide you with some logistics and housekeeping items.

Back to School Celebration date:

Saturday, August 26th 10:00 am-1:00pm

We will host the event at 10 Community Locations

24th Back to School Celebration

Further more information

This year, we will resume packing supplies @ Sodexo, 25 Royal Little Drive, Providence. 

Packing Dates- Friday, August 11th 8 am- 2 pm & Saturday August 12th 8 am – 12 noon.

Your company has the opportunity to volunteer at any of the 12 locations and/or have a resource table during the event. 

Your company may bring your banner for display during the BTS event. They may also wear your company t-shirts at the packing supply event and during the BTS Celebration Day.
If you have not done so already, please send me asap your Ad to include in our Ad book.
The Press Conference - TBD

If you have any questions, please contact Grace Gonzalez at (401) 699-6167 or Doris De Los Santos at (401) 413-5775 or via email at back2schoolri@gmail.com

We look forward to hearing from you!

Grace Gonzalez
Grace GonzalezPresident
Doris De los Santos
Doris De los SantosVice President

Board of Directors

Grace Gonzalez (President)
Doris De Los Santos (Vice President)
Emily Garthee (Secretary) 
Deborah Miller (Member at Large)
Ida Valentin (Member at Large)

Please consider supporting our efforts.