Friday, May 20, 2022
#SchoolisCool Aug. 4th Event Seeking Donations

The annual #SchoolisCool back-to-school event is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 4 as a drive-thru event at Fun Forest Park. The event helps children and parents to prepare for the new school year. Free backpacks filled with school supplies will be given away to the first 2,000 school-aged children in line.

The committee is seeking donations and sponsorships from local businesses and organizations. Every $30 will purchase a backpack with school supplies for a kid in need.

Donations can be made online through Eventbrite, during East Texas Giving Day on or before April 26 under the Tyler Area Business Education Council, or by check. Checks can be made payable to the Tyler Area Business Education Council and mailed to 315 N. Broadway, Tyler, TX 75702.

Sponsorship Levels:

Platinum Sponsor – $2,500

  • Named as major backpack sponsor on all marketing materials
  • Signage near a backpack distribution location at the event
  • Insert in each backpack (printed materials and payment must be received by July 9)
  • Company logo on website and printed items
  • Company logo on back of volunteer t-shirts

Gold Sponsor – $1,000

  • Named as backpack sponsor on all marketing materials
  • Signage near a backpack distribution location at the event
  • Company logo on website and printed items
  • Company logo on back of volunteer t-shirts

Silver Sponsor – $500

  • Named as backpack sponsor on all marketing materials
  • Company logo on website and printed items

Other Sponsor – $250

  • Company logo on website and printed items

General Donation – Amount desired

For more information, contact LaToya Young at (903) 592-1661 ext. 252 or LYoung@TylerTexas.com.