Orange County Government, Florida
Susan Makowski, Aide
(407)373-3326 or SusanMakowski@ocfl.net
04 August 2014
Orange County Commissioner Jennifer Thompson to Distribute Backpacks to Families in Need
Free School Supplies to be Distributed on August 9th

Orange County, FL – August 4, 2014 – Orange County Commissioner Jennifer Thompson will be distributing school supplies and backpacks to families throughout South and Southeast Orange County on Saturday, August 9th.

Over the past four years, Commissioner Thompson has distributed supplies to thousands of families throughout her district each year. “No matter how much the economy continues to improve, there are still families who are struggling to make ends meet,” states Thompson. “Being able to provide help is testament to our community and to our collective desire to lend a hand to those who need it.”

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Commissioner Thompson will be distributing backpacks to families at two different locations on Saturday, August 9.

  1. Taft Community Center – 11am
    9450 S. Orange Ave. Orlando, 32824
  2. Orlando Magic Recreation Center in Meadow Woods - 12:30pm
    1751 Rhode Island Woods Circle, Orlando 32824

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About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its citizens and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world famous theme parks, the nation’s second largest convention center, and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners including the Mayor who is elected countywide. For more information please visit www.OCFL.net or go to the Orange County facebook and twitter pages.