Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts partners with education foundations for school supply drive to benefit local public schools
St. Petersburg, FL (June 28, 2022) – Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts and the Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater are proud to partner with the Pinellas Education Foundation and Hillsborough Education Foundation for the Tampa Bay School Drive.
Donations of new school supplies will be collected from now through August at upcoming performances. All donations collected at the Mahaffey will go to Pinellas Education Foundation, where they will be organized and delivered to local public schools. Patrons can donate supplies at upcoming shows, including Celeste Barber on July 14, Steely Dan on July 22 & 23, Daryl Hall with the Daryl’s House Band and Special Guest Todd Rundgren on August 3, and PAW Patrol Live! on August 13 & 14.
Guests can also bring supplies to donate when Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts hosts their next Members Mingle on July 27. For more information on these events, visit TheMahaffey.com.Help support local students by bringing donation items to the theater with you before an event and dropping them in the designated boxes in the theater lobby.
Pencils, paper and notebooks are some of the most needed items. School supplies such as hand sanitizer and disposable face masks are also appreciated.To learn more about the Pinellas Education Foundation visit https://pinellaseducation.org/stuffthebus/.
For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Sydney Lindell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts supports performing arts programming at the Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater. Our mission is to educate, engage and entertain everyone in our community through culturally diverse performances. We present inspiring arts education programs, community outreach initiatives, live mainstage performances and concerts, as well as special events for the enjoyment of the entire community.
The Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater, under the management of Big3 Entertainment, is one of Tampa Bay’s top-rated performing arts venues. Home to the Florida Orchestra, the world class Mahaffey Theater hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances – pop, rock, comedy, theater, dance, classical and interactive engagements and exhibitions. Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, the 2,031-seat cultural jewel boasts spectacular waterfront views and is located only minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-renowned museums.