Migrant children to receive school supplies

Migrant children to receive school supplies December 5: Tropicana Adelante Team and MTC Farmworker Program at Myakka Head Start
(Bradenton, FL-December 5, 2017) The Farmworker Career Development Program of Manatee Technical College and the Adelante Team of Tropicana Products, Inc., will be giving school supplies to more than 200 migrant children at the East Coast Migrant Head Start School today, December 5, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

The event is part of the Title One Child Migrant Program Migrant Fair. It is open to all of the migrant and seasonal farmworker families of the area migrant camps.

The school supplies are being donated by Tropicana. Tropicana employees have been long-time supporters of the MTC Farmworker Program.

The MTC Farmworker Career Development Program serves farmworkers and their families in Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte counties. The program provides educational and supportive services to chronically unemployed and underemployed farmworkers to obtain the career-related education needed to prepare them to enter or advance in the workforce and achieve economic stability.
Sponsorship opportunities are available. If any business or private donor would like to donate money for the Farmworker Emergency Fund, please contact the Farmworker Career Development Program for more information at 941-751-7947. This fund is used to support farmworker families in crisis situations to provide them with food, shelter, and health services.
For more information, please contact Esperanza Gamboa at  941.751.7900 x 1045. East Coast Migrant Head Start is located at 34590 SR 64 East in Myakka City.

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