WHAT: ASBC to Help 2,000 Underserved Children in the Washington, DC area with New Backpacks and School Supplies through its “12th Annual Brother’s Keeper Outreach Project.
ASBC’S Brother’s Keeper Outreach Project/Event:
This year ASBC’s 12th annual Brother’s Keeper outreach project is estimated to reach 2,000 children in total- that’s 1,000 underserved children and their families’ onsite who registered in advance for theevent. An additional 1,000 backpacks and other essential school supplies will be delivered to area schools and shelters for another 1,000 children. In addition to free backpacks and school supplies, some of the participants will receive new winter coats, hats, gloves, school uniforms and gift cards for new shoes. ASBC’s Brother’s Keeper will provide FREE medical and dental screenings to all.
WHEN: Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 830AM to 3:00PM
WHERE: Alfred Street Baptist Church located at 301 S. Alfred Street in Alexandria, VA 22314
WHY: ASBC continues to support this event, year after year in an effort to assist those children and families in need. ASBC’s commitment to the low income and/or underserved families of the Alexandria Community is year-round and ongoing.
Rev. Dr. Howard John Wesley, Pastor
Amanda, Stafford, director, Brother’s Keeper
About Alfred Street Baptist Church:
Established in 1808, Alfred Street Baptist Church is home to the oldest African American congregation in Alexandria, VA. It has served as a prominent religious, educational, and cultural in the Northern Virginia community. Currently under the esteemed leadership of Rev. Dr. Howard John Wesley, Alfred Street Baptist Church has over 5,000 members with services every Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Alfred Street is also home of the popular Come As You Are (CAYA) worship service every first Wednesday of the month. For more information regarding Alfred Street Baptist Church, visit www.AlfredStreet.org.