Sunset Mall (San Angelo, TX)…Sunset Mall and La Esperanza Clinic, Inc. invites the community to its Back to School Celebration on Saturday, August 11, 2018 which kicks off National Health Center Week. The national campaign raises awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers.

The Back to School Celebration will begin at 11 a.m. with a backpack and school supply giveaway. For the fourteenth year, La Esperanza Clinic, Inc. will provide free backpacks to the first 250 kids in grades K-5. Then local non-profit organizations and other businesses will help fill those backpacks with some school supplies.

Concho Valley County Medical Society will also have free bike helmets while supplies last. Sam’s Club will provide healthy snacks. Sunset Mall will have a prize wheel with the chance to win school supplies, gift cards and other prizes.

The event is from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. but all free offers are available only while supplies last. The San Angelo Police Department will offer free child ID fingerprinting services starting at 9 a.m. and balloons with Mr. K starting at 9 am.

Families are asked to first go to the Sunset Mall Community Room which is located next to Fresh Cuts Barbershop for the backpack. Children in grades K-5 must be present to receive the backpack. They will then be directed toward the Sunset Mall north entrance near Concho Valley PAWS for the remaining portion of this event. Sponsors include Sunset Mall, La Esperanza Clinic, Inc., Amerigroup, DentaQuest, Chick-fil-A and Sam’s.

For more information about this event and others, visit www.sunsetmall.com or call 325-949-1947. For more information about National Health Center Week, visit www.healthcenterweek.org.

For questions about the backpack giveaway, contact Norma Lee at La Esperanza Clinic, Inc 325- 949-7974.