F.O.T.S Day of Laughter


BACK TO SCHOOL IS UNDERWAY TODAY — AND TONIGHT IN ONE HOUR A LOCAL GROUP — “FAMILIES OF THE STOLEN” IS HELPING WITH SOME OF THOSE LAST MINUTE SCHOOL SUPPLY NEEDS. IT’S THE THIRD ANNUAL — “FOTS DAY OF LAUGHTER” — AND IT’S HAPPENING AT BENSON PARK. WITH THE HELP OF WALMART — BACKPACKS ARE BEING GIVEN AWAY WITH THOSE NECESSARY SCHOOL SUPPLIES INSIDE. FOTS REGULARLY HELPS FAMILIES OF THOSE HURT OR KILLED FROM VIOLENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY, AND THEY SAY THIS EVENT HELPS ALL OF US CONNECT ON SOMETHING POSITIVE. “THIS IS FOR THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY, BECAUSE AS A COMMUNITY WE ARE ALL VICTIMS OF THE VIOLENCE. IF IT HAPPENS TWO BLOCKS DOWN THE STREET, WE MAY HAVE A CHILD THAT WAS OUTSIDE, HE IS AFFECTED. SO AS A COMMUNITY, WE ARE AS ONE, SO THAT IS WHY IT’S FOR EVERYONE.” ALONG WITH THE GIVE-AWAY — THERE WILL ALSO BE FOOD, MUSIC, A FREE CLOTHING GIVE- AWAY AND RAFFLES. AGAIN IT STARTS AT 6 TONIGHT AND GOES UNTIL 8-30. THE BACKPACK GIVEAWAY IS FIRST COME FIRST SERVE.

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