Giving Back(packs)

boy and backpack

To help children in need succeed and prepare for the new school year, Molina Healthcare of Michigan will be donating backpacks to children in Southeast Michigan at upcoming community events.Various community organizations will join Molina at each event to distribute a variety of free school supplies to children in attendance. The events are free and open to the public.


On Saturday, August 16, Molina employee volunteers and popular cat doctor mascot, Dr. Cleo, are teaming up with The Youth Connection to distribute 1,500 backpacks at the annual Back-to-School Fair on Belle Isle.


On Thursday, August 21, Molina will participate in the Wayne County Department of Public Health Annual Fun Fest in Wayne, MI and distribute 1,500 backpacks.


On Friday, August 22, Molina employees will distribute 750 backpacks filled with brand new school supplies at the Franklin Wright Settlements Back-to-School Rally. The school supplies were donated by Molina Healthcare of Michigan employees.  


All backpacks will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis (one per person) while supplies last. The giveaways align with Molina Healthcare’s ongoing mission of giving back to the community and serving individuals and families in need.


WHERE:        Belle Isle Casino                                             Saturday, August 16, 2014

Casino Way and Sunset Dr.                             12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Detroit, MI 48207


Wayne County Dept of Public Health                        Thursday, August 21, 2014

33030 Van Born Rd.                                       10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Wayne, MI 48184


Franklin Wright Settlement                           Friday, August 22, 2014

3360 Charlevoix                                              11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Detroit, MI 48201


Courtney Lawless

Courtney is the traveling mom! She has 3 girls and is the founder of Detroit Mommies and currently lives in Florida. You can follow her on Twitter @courtneyRVL.

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