Volunteers needed for UALR Children International Back to School Jamboree

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Children International will give school supplies to more than 1,000 children affected by poverty in Little Rock.

In partnership with the Junior League of Little Rock, UALR Children International will host its annual Back to School Jamboree from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at UALR Jack Stephens Center.

The jamboree is a community event for Children International-sponsored children and youth in Little Rock and their families.

Activities will include health education and screening stations, games and activities, a community resource fair, and the distribution of school supplies.

Children International is recruiting volunteers to assist with the event. Bilingual speakers are especially encouraged to consider volunteering to help serve the growing Spanish-speaking population of the area.

Volunteers are needed to assist with registration, hand out school supplies, run programs and health activities, assist children writing letters, run a photo booth, and more.

Volunteers may contact Stephanie Jones, UALR Children International volunteer and outreach coordinator, at 501.663.5541 or spjones@ualr.edu.

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