More than 100 book bags stuffed with school supplies will be distributed to needy students across the city of Akron Saturday August 23 from 11am-3pm.
Coca-Cola has agreed to team up with DJ Mr. King and Tha Takeover Productions in its First Annual "I Know I Can" back-to-school drive Saturday, August 23, 2008 in the parking lot of Akron's Finest Barbershop located at 926 E. Tallmadge Ave. in Akron, Ohio from 11am-3pm.
Through the "I Know I Can" campaign, 100 book bags filled with notebooks, paper, pens, pencils and other school supplies will be distributed to underprivileged children 12 years old -under in the community. Free haircuts will also be provided throughout the event, courtesy of Akron's Finest Barbershop. In addition, discounted school uniform vouchers will be available to parents of students enrolled in Akron Public Schools.
Other sponsors aboard include: Onyx Asset Strategies LLC, Hustle Squad DJs, 2 Live Music and Disc Kings.
Parents are encouraged to bring their child(ren) ages 12-under out on Saturday August 23 to receive their book bags, get a free haircut and enjoy free food, music and games before its time to buckle down for another successful school year.