August 19, 2017

Annual Back To School Fair In Its Fifth Year


July 17, 2017, (East Providence, RI)—

BridgePointe Chrisitan Chuch’s annual Back to School Fair is Saturday, August 19th at East Providence High School from 9am – noon. In its fifth year, the Back to School Fair provides East Providence elementary school students with new backpacks, school supplies, haircuts, and eye and dental screenings at no cost to their families. Complete with a pancake breakfast, bounce houses, face painting and crafts, the event is a fun way for families to come together and get ready for the new school year.

This year families are encouraged to pre-register online for the event at Pre-registration will enable parents to spend less time in line filling out forms and will help organizers with planning.

The Back to School fair is made possible by the generosity of many partners. As the event grows each year, so do costs. To cover the cost of purchasing backpacks, BridgePointe is looking to raise $5,000 by asking 100 local individuals and businesses to make a $50 donation.

Donations can be made by mailing or dropping off a check to BridgePointe Christian Church at 855 Waterman Ave, East Providence, RI 02914. Please make checks payable to BridgePointe Christian Church with "Back to School Fair" in the memo line. All gifts are tax deductible.

2017 event sponsors to include*: Milestones Pediatric Dentistry, Rotary Club of East Providence RI / Seekonk MA, Sport Clips Haircuts, Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy, Vision Care at the Brown Center, Atlantic Paper Supply Company, Walmart, Chick-fil-a, Chili's, Kenny Irwin Junior Foundation, Cunha Construction
*this partial list includes sponsors confirmed as of July 18, 2017


Founded in 2013, BridgePointe is a non-denominational Christian church located at 855 Waterman Ave in East Providence. The church’s mission includes sharing God’s love with the community through outreach events like the Back to School Fair and Egg Hunt, as well as sharing the hope of Jesus with people who may have given up on church, but haven’t given up on God.

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