Please join Agape Child & Family Services, New Hickory Hill Missionary Baptist Church, New Direction Christian Church, Soul Winners Baptist Church, and Orchard Christian Fellowship on August 8th and 9th, 2015 for the Hickory Hill Back 2 School Bash.  The August 8th event will be held from 9 am to 4 pm at New Direction Christian Church: 6120 Winchester Rd., Memphis.  The August 9th event will be held from 12 pm – 5 pm at New Hickory Hill Missionary Baptist Church: 6580 East Raines Rd., Memphis.

The Hickory Hill Back 2 School Bash provides an opportunity for partners to strengthen our community, connect our city’s resources and eliminate barriers to youth enrolling, attending, and succeeding in school starting with day one. The Hickory Hill Back 2 School Bash will be advertised in Hickory Hill schools via Shelby County Schools.

This is a two-day event that begins with a Health & Wellness Fair on Saturday where parents will receive vouchers for ALL youth to receive FREE haircut, hair styling (to first 500 children), uniforms, backpacks, school supplies and shoes on Sunday! There will be food, fun, and the Southeast Memphis/Hickory Hill community coming together to ensure their students are positioned for success. Notaries will be present to help with residency paperwork and vendors including Universal Parenting Place, Porter Leath and Shelby County Crimes Victims Services and Rape Crisis Center will be in attendance.

Community partners interested in participating should contact Twana Whitlock (901) 323-3600 x22 or Adrian Winfrey of New Hickory Hill Missionary Baptist Church at (901) 244-7488.

About Agape Child & Family Services:
With offices in Memphis (111 Racine) and Jackson, TN, Agape Child & Family Services is a Christian-based organization which is dedicated to serving homeless woman, fatherless children and under-resourced communities.  At its core, Agape is dedicated to providing children and families with healthy homes.  Agape will serve more than 10,000 children, adults and families in 2014.  For more information about Agape Child & Family Services, call 901.323.3600 or visit www.AgapeMeansLove.org.

Judi Pruitt | Marketing & Communications Coordinator | Agape Child & Family Services

(o) 901-323-3600 x:12 | (m) 901-574-1756 | (f) 901-323-3640

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