August 19

Backstreet Band
Fi-Yi-Yi Mardi Gras Indians
Drum Circle

Food, Drink and Fun

These events might be a good time to consider bringing your donations for the 23rd annual Back to School Picnic that benefits New Orleans school children (see letter bellow). It takes place on September, 1, 2007 at 1600 N. Robertson St from noon until 6 p.m.

Our goal is to provide approximately 250 school-aged children with school supplies needed for the coming year. We are asking that you support this event by providing a monetary donation or selecting items from the wish list below:

Notebooks Kleenex
Pencils Toilet paper
Pens Tooth brushes/toothpaste
Crayons Deodorant
Pencil Sharpeners Raincoats
Erasers Umbrellas
Scissors Children’s books
Tape Backpacks
Rulers Staplers/staples
Paper Coloring books
Three Ring Binders

All donations are tax deductible. For more information call the Backstreet Cultural Museum at 522-4806.

Dear Friends:

The Backstreet Cultural Museum, a community institution and 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, and the Fi-Yi-Yi Mardi Gras Indian tribe are proud to announce their 23rd annual Back to School Picnic for New Orleans school children. This event, which this year takes place on Sept. 1, is held to provide school supplies, health screenings, food, drinks and recreation for school children at the beginning of each school year.

The annual picnic provides these necessities to over 350 area children. It also serves to connect children with community leaders who speak with them on issues of nonviolence, drug avoidance and local cultural traditions.

We would greatly appreciate any support that you are able to provide to our school children and this event. Donations of money or supplies such as notebooks, pencils, pens, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant etc. would be sincerely appreciated. All donations are tax deductible.

Please send any donations to the following address:

Backstreet Cultural Museum
1116 St. Claude Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70116

Or contact Sylvester Francis at 504-522-4806

Thank you in advance for your support.

Sylvester Francis
Tax ID# 72-1488658

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