Esperanza, the leading advocate for education in the Latino community, will hold its 13th annual Back to School Celebration Saturday, August 5, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Max S. Hayes High School, 2211 W 65th Street, Cleveland.

As part of the celebration, Esperanza will distribute 1,500 backpacks filled with needed school supplies to students and families. The event will also include arts and crafts, face painting, games, music, educational giveaways, and social service organizations that provide support to enrich the lives of students and parents.

The event is free of charge and open to all students and families in the community.  Please call 216.651.7178.  Children must be present to receive a backpack, which will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.