The People of Kalamazoo will host their 2nd Annual Back2SchoolBash on Saturday, September 1. The event begins at 1 p.m. and goes until 7 p.m. at Lacrone Park at 535 W. Patterson, Kalamazoo MI.  The event is free and open to the public. Back2SchoolBash is funded by donations and volunteers with a goal of ensuring all kids in the Kalamazoo community have the items they need to go back to school and succeed. Items being offered are:

*FREE BACKPACKS  AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES
*free food
*free haircuts
*free braids or hairdos
*face painting
*bounce houses
*flag football
*3 on 3 basketball tournament
*free raffles
*live entertainment and live music
*games

The event will also feature a "Black Expo", featuring young entrepreneurs and business owners from within the community.

For those interested in donating or volunteering for the event click here and fill out the form and required areas.