K to College Back to School Reception Benefits Local Students

[June 28, 2018] Oakland, California – Local civic, education, business and nonprofit leaders gathered at Beneficial State Bank on Thursday for SupplyBank.Org’s K to College Back to School Reception to benefit our local school supply programs in Oakland, Berkeley and throughout the East Bay. Featured speakers included Alameda County Board of Supervisors President Wilma Chan, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Oakland Unified School District Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell, Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin and Peralta Community College District Chancellor Jowel Laguerre.

Executive Director Benito Delgado-Olson also gave an update on the exciting path ahead for SupplyBank.Org, including the launch of a new Diaper Kit Assistance Program in partnership with First 5 California and the Green Access Pledge (GAP) program, which provides refurbished laptops to community college students.

SupplyBank.Org is grateful for all of the wonderful speakers and attendees, and our event sponsors including Kaiser Permanente, Comcast, Give Something Back Workplace Solutions, California Teachers Association, Masons of California, Berkeley Lions Club, Waste Management, Wells Fargo, and our host, Beneficial State Bank.