TAMPA, Fla., (March 29, 2017) – On April 1 (6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.) at Argosy University Tampa campus, Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay (RTTB) is partnering with the Diversity Action Coalition, Inc., Argosy University and other Tampa Bay community partners to host the inaugural Rally for Our Children event to celebrate, honor and support children of all ages.
RTTB is a not for profit that provides home repairs to low-income homeowners to ensure the home is healthy, safe and energy efficient. Its primary focus revitalizes neighborhoods of Sulphur Springs and west Tampa. RTTB believes Rally for Our Children will strengthen its relationship within the Tampa Bay community to help the needs of children of all ages in hopes of doing more and making their dreams turn into reality.
“Part Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay’s role is to create forever homes for families, so parents and guardians can take pride in raising their kids in a safe and healthy environment,” said Jose Garcia, RTTB’s executive director. “Safe homes and revitalizing communities create the foundation that can have an impact on children for the rest of their lives.”
RTTB hopes Rally for Our Children will strengthen their relationship within the Tampa Bay community to help the needs of children at all ages in hopes of doing more and making their dreams turn into reality.
National Love Our Children Day is observed annually on the first Saturday in April as part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This day honors all children and encourages loving, respectful relationships with children in all communities. In addition, April is the month of National Autism Awareness, World Autism Awareness and the month of the Military Child.
Rally for Our Children will feature local businesses and vendors, resources for families, entertainment, food trucks and a “Light it Up” ceremony with glow sticks to kick off the month of World Autism Awareness.
WHO: Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay, Argosy University, Diversity Action Coalition, Inc. and other Tampa community partners.
WHAT: Inaugural Rally for Our Children to celebrate National Love Out Children Day, World Autism Awareness Day, National Autism Awareness Month and month of the Military Child in the Tampa Bay community.
WHEN: Saturday, April 1
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Argosy University, Tampa Campus
1403 N. Howard Ave.
Tampa, FL 33607
About Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay
Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay, Inc. (RTTB) makes positive improvements in the homes in order to maintain a healthy and energy efficient environment to live in. RTTB intends to preserve and revitalize houses and communities in the Tampa Bay Area, ensuring that low-income homeowners live in warmth, safety and independence.