Marlins Foundation and Kiwanis of Little Havana Back to School distribution returns Wednesday at Marlins Park

Marlins Foundation donates $20,000 to fund week-long distribution across Miami-Dade

For the sixth consecutive year, the Marlins Foundation has donated $20,000 to fund the Kiwanis of Little Havana/Marlins Foundation Back to School distribution, a week-long distribution from Monday, August 22, to Friday, August 26. The yearly Back to School Caravan aims to excite and prepare students for the upcoming school year by providing school supplies to thousands of children. At each distribution site, every student will receive a backpack containing pencils, notebooks, folders, safety scissors, a glue stick, crayons, a ruler, markers, composition books, and filler paper.
This year's event kicks off with a special distribution at Marlins Park at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17. Below is the Back to School Caravan schedule and location of schools where the Marlins Foundation, along with the Kiwanis of Little Havana, will greet students and distribute supplies:
Monday, August 22
9:00 AM - Kensington Park Elementary - 711 NW 30th Avenue
11:30 AM - Lenora B. Smith Elementary - 4700 NW 12th Avenue
Tuesday, August 23
9:00 AM - Citrus Grove Elementary - 2121 NW 5th Avenue
11:30 AM - Comstock Elementary - 2420 NW 18th Avenue
Wednesday, August 24
9:00 AM - Orchard Villa Elementary - 5720 NW 13th Avenue
11:00 AM - Santa Clara Elementary - 1051 NW 29th Terrace
Thursday, August 25
9:00 AM - Auburndale Elementary - 3255 SW 6th Street
11:30 AM - Melrose Elementary - 3050 NW 35th Street
Friday, August 26
9:30 AM - St. Mary's Catholic Church - 7485 NW 2nd Avenue