Back to School, 2014 Events

1. 2014 Attend & Achieve Back to School Rally, Saturday August 23, Rally: 9 am-4 pm, Health Expo: Noon - 3 pm, Oakland City Hall Plaza, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Free

Join Oakland Natives Giveback for the free 7th Annual 'Attend & Achieve Back to School Event. Help send children back to school prepared to learn! Let's celebrate the beginning of a new school year by giving students the tools they need to succeed - With your help we can achieve our goal of giving away 2000 backpacks filled with"tools for school". Backpacks and school supplies will be distributed as part of the 7th Annual Attend & Achieve B2SR 2014 and our East Bay giveaway efforts, a partnership with Oakland Natives Give Back, the Office of Assemblymember Rob Bonta, Office of Mayor Jean Quan, Oakland Parks and Recreation, Oakland Unified School District and KQED. Info: Tatiana Larkin at, 510.867.6656 or

2. Lend a Hand Fenton Fundraiser August 24, 2014 Fenton's Creamery 4226 Piedmont Ave 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Bring a Backpack - Get a Scoop! You are invited to the 15th Annual Back to School Giveaway where we raise funds to support as many needy children/youth in need of school supplies. We are hoping that your taste buds will direct you to Fenton's Creamery to enjoy some delicious ice cream any day in August or you could come by on Sunday, August 24th and bring a backpack or supplies. The first 100 people who bring a new backpack will receive a free petite scoop of ice cream. Thank you for your consideration to support us by visiting Fenton's. We thank you but our YOUTH thank you more.