UWRI staff helping young boyThe Back to School Celebration supplies almost 14,000 students, at eleven different sites, with backpacks and school supplies.

Students and their families enjoy a day filled with entertainment, food, and music. Families also learn about free services provided at different organizations throughout the state.

The Celebration is run by Back to School of RI, a nonprofit committed to providing outstanding educational programs. United Way of Rhode Island serves as one of the eleven host sites for the Back to School Celebration.