As students gear up for the upcoming school year the Esperanza health & dental centers hosted a back to school event at the Sunset Mall.
People started lining up for the event at as early as 8:45 this morning. In the hopes to receive free backpacks and school supplies for the upcoming year. The Esparanza Clinic gave away 200 backpacks filled with basic school supplies inside. Not only did the clinic supply children with backpacks today. They also supplied over 700 hot dogs and door prizes for the event. Norma Dietzlee says, "We utilized the back to school supplies list available online and every vendor here today pulled something from that and brought 200 plus for our event today, so even though we only have 200 backpacks, we serviced a lot more children than that." The Esperanza Clinic hosts different events throughout the year and plan on continuing to make the back to school event bigger next year.
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