By: Paige K. Mitchell
Young Black Motivated Kings and Queens recently held their 'Back 2 School' book bag drive drive for youth.
The book bag drive took place at Sneaker Villa in East Liberty August 10th from Noon until 3:00pm.
"We were able to bless 30 children with book bags to start off their school year," Kahlil of Y.B.M.K.Q. said.
People came out to enjoy music, light refreshments, face painting, fun, and giveaways!
The young motivated organization saw the need to help Pittsburgh Public School students gear up for this upcoming academic school year in a big way. The organization received donations from WAMO 100, Sneaker Villa, 1 Hood, Roxanne's Catering, and Young Black Pittsburgh.
Kahlil said, "We would like to thank all of our sponsors, volunteers, and everyone else who helped make this event special. A huge shoutout to the Villa as well! You guys have been a continuous blessing over the past year. Nothing but love!"
The kid's faces lit up with joy as they received their book bags! They seemed to be so happy, and enjoyed themselves.
This year the community wants to make it clear that we are standing behind our youth! We are excited about this upcoming school year.
(Photo By: Ray Carrington)