Students to gear up for school year at Back to School Bash on Saturday, August 6

Those who attend will receive a free backpack, school supplies and more.

Who: Students will have the opportunity to get the supplies they need to return to school at the annual Back to School Bash. The event is sponsored by Wolfson Children’s Hospital and the Jean Ribault High School Class of 1985.

What: Students and their parent/legal guardian will receive a free backpack, school supplies, hot dog, chips and a drink, while supplies last. Families will also receive educational resources to take control of their health, including information on enrolling children in health insurance. The event is free and open to the community. Students must be present to receive supplies and food.

When: Saturday, August 6, 2022 • 9 am – noon

Where: Ribault High School Gymnasium
              3701 Winton Drive
              Jacksonville, FL 32208

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Wolfson Children’s Hospital relies on the generosity of members of our community. To support Wolfson Children’s Hospital, please visit wolfsonchildrens.com.

About Wolfson Children’s Hospital
Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, is a part of Baptist Health, Northeast Florida’s most comprehensive health system serving every stage of life. Wolfson Children’s is the only children’s hospital in Northeast Florida and serves as the pediatric referral center for North Florida, South Georgia and beyond. Staffed 24/7 by pediatric nurses and other healthcare professionals specially trained to work with children, the 276-bed, patient- and family-centered hospital features the latest pediatric medical technology in a welcoming, child-friendly environment. At Wolfson Children’s, nationally recognized pediatric specialists representing nearly every medical and surgical specialty work with pediatricians to provide care for children of all ages with congenital heart conditions, cancer, neurological disorders, diabetes and endocrinology disorders, orthopedic conditions, behavioral health conditions, traumatic injuries, and more. Wolfson Children’s pediatric institutional partners include Nemours Children’s Health, Jacksonville, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, the University of Florida College of Medicine—Jacksonville and  Mayo Clinic Florida. A Magnet™-designated hospital since 2010, Wolfson Children’s Hospital has been named among the U.S. News & World Report 50 Best Children’s Hospitals year after year, and in 2021, was selected as one of only eight children’s hospitals in the country as a Leapfrog Top Children’s Hospital, a recognition of patient quality and safety. For additional information, please visit wolfsonchildrens.com.

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