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    EVENT DATE & TIME: SATURDAY, August 10, 2024
    11:00 am- 3:00 pm

    Elston's Gill Field

    FREE SCHOOL SUPPLIES, SCHOOL VACCINATIONS, & VISION SCREENINGS
    FOR ALL STUDENTS

    Michigan City residents and/or MCAS students only. 
    Student names will be checked - parent/guardian will be asked to show ID. 

    (Please visit us on Facebook for the latest updates!)

     

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    SPONSORS WANTED! 
     
    The Back to School Rally is seeking event sponsors! As a sponsor, you will receive a complimentary exhibitor registration, recognition on Banners/Signage at the Event (by sponsorship level) and recognition in pre-and post-event press releases.
     
    2024 Sponsorship forms coming soon!

    Please contact Pat Harris for additional sponsor information at (219) 879-6902 or harrispat@att.net. 
     
     
    THANK YOU to our Title Sponsors so far: 
    Anthem, Comcast, Franciscan Health, Meijer, and Sodexo
     
    THANK YOU to our Media Partners:
    The Herald-Dispatch, WEFM, and WIMS! 
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    ATTENTION EXHIBITORS!
    We welcome community organizations to provide valuable information to students and families! 
     

    For details, contact Nakia Bonds, nakia.bonds@anthem.com or call (317) 495-4695.


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    VOLUNTEERS:
     
    Please use our online form to sign up to volunteer at the Rally! 

    VOLUNTEER SIGNUP FORM 

    For questions about volunteering for the Rally, contact 
    Susan & Derald Borton
    Phone: 219-814-4847
     
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    COMMUNITY SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE
     
    We welcome all businesses and organizations to participate in the 2024 School Supply Collection Drive.
    Follow the link below to learn how... it's as simple as putting a box out at your location and bringing us what you collect by Thursday, August 8. THANK YOU!

    Fact Sheet on the 2024 School Supply Collection Drive

    Download & Print this Sign for your Collection Box 

    PUBLIC COLLECTION LOCATIONS IN MICHIGAN CITY - DROP OFF SUPPLIES HERE!
    (MONDAY, JULY 1 - WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7)

    MCAS Administration Building (408 S Carroll Ave)

    Al's Supermarket (3535 Franklin St)

    First Trust Credit Union (950 E US HWY 20)

    Members Advantage Credit Union (3064 Ohio St.)

    Michigan City Salvation Army (1201 Franklin St)

    Peepers Reading Glasses (9935 E. US HWY 12)

    Reins of Life - Michigan City Location (9375 W 300 N)

    Restore Dental Arts (1213 E Coolspring Ave.)

    Weil-McLain (500 Blaine St.)

    Woodland Veterinary Center (1943 S Woodland Ave.)

    *** More 2024 locations to be announced ***
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    COMMUNITY ORGANIZERS
     
    SHOUT OUT to our AMAZING organizers who helped plan the Rally this year:
     
    Anthem, Deliverance and Victory Outreach Ministries, Franciscan Health, LaPorte County NAACP, LaPorte County YMCA, Michigan City Area Schools (MCAS), MCAS Food Services, Michigan City Indiana Black Expo, Salvation Army of Michigan City, and Sodexo