2006-09-15 / Community

Upper Room Ministries Back To School BBQ

Pictured: Children and their families enjoying the Back to School BBQ at Upper Room Ministries. Pictured: Children and their families enjoying the Back to School BBQ at Upper Room Ministries. Upper Room International Ministries in Far Rockaway held their third annual free Back to School BBQ on Monday, September 4.

Dozens of families participated in the event, where children also received free back to school materials.

Attending this year's event were representatives from White Castle, who contributed free burgers and school products. Also in attendance was a representative from Global Institute.

Sponsors for this year's barbeque included TJ Maxx, Marshall's, Sam Ash, Western Beef, Amazing Savings and Wendy's. Frank, the Manager at C Town on Beach 20 Street, personally donated money to the event.

Nerissa Pearson, Youth Director at Upper Room Ministries, talks with a representative from White Castle. Nerissa Pearson, Youth Director at Upper Room Ministries, talks with a representative from White Castle. A child receives free school supplies. A child receives free school supplies.

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