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SOCIALLY-DISTANT, DRIVE-THRU

BACK to SCHOOL

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A NEW BEGINNING

FAMILIES FEELING THE EFFECTS
OF THE CORONA VIRUS

Last year, in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 school districts were forced to close and for many households, distance learning became the new normal. Parents found themselves working from home under tremendously stressful conditions while trying to juggle their new duties as de facto teachers.

Almost overnight families were thrown into chaotic
circumstances as the pandemic exacerbated issues of poverty, childhood hunger, and mental health and prevented disadvantaged children from achieving their full potential in the education system.

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OUR COMMITMENT TO OUR COMMUNITY 

The majority of the areas Guardians of Love serves unfortunately have the least amount of access to fun, safe and unforgettable
holiday activities. Guardians of Love, Los Angeles Mission and Christ-Centered Ministries were excited to partner for our first annual Back-to-School Drive-Thru. This event provided an opportunity to not only reach the demographic we currently serve, but also
community families that have an increased susceptibility to homelessness, incarceration and/or child welfare involvement.

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OUR EVENT TURNOUT 

for the first annual 2021 Back to School Block Party

300

VEHICLES
SERVED

300+

PARENTS IN
ATTENDANCE

1200+

CHILDREN
SERVED

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FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

EACH FAMILY RECEIVED:

  • Free book bags and backpacks courtesy of Coco's Angels

  • Dinner for a family of six from In-N-Out Burger

  • Back-to-School Essentials Box: Everything needed to help get students prepared for the new year (Pencils, paper, notebooks, binders, markers, crayons, glue, scissors, activity booklets and lunch boxes! 

  • A raffle ticket for a chance to win a free laptop, wireless printer or a gift card!

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we couldn't do it without you

- THANK YOU TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS -

Guardians of Love is a non-profit organization and these types of large-scale events just wouldn’t be possible without help from sponsors like you! Your generous donations help cover the event costs and keeps the event free for over 1700 foster youth. This is just a fraction of the foster youth in SPA 6; therefore the more donations we receive the more children we can extend an invitation to join in on our Easter fun. Visit one of the the links below to send your donation in today! As non-profit organizations, any charitable contribution made such as monetary donations and in-kind products or services are tax deductible.

• Venmo: @GuardiansofLove  • www.guardiansoflove.org/donate 

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