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How to Get Involved

Be a Sponsor

If you’re a business — help support our cause by sponsoring the drive party or donating an item for our raffle.

Promote your business and a good cause at the same time!

Be a Sponsor

Attend The “Buzzed” Spelling Bee + Backpack Drive

If you’re in Tampa — bring a backpack or a $20 cash donation and join us at 81Bay Brewing Company.

Attendees get a free Ciccio Cali bowl + 81Bay BoGo beer + raffle tickets to win prizes by sponsors. And there will be a live BUZZED SPELLING BEE!


Spread the Word!

The best way to collect more backpacks and supplies is to spread the word and tell your friends!

Share the event and bring your friends and co-workers to the event.

Share the Event

“Buzzed” Spelling Bee + Backpack Drive

Join Simply Stated Media and 81Bay Brewing Company on July 19th for our “Buzzed Spelling Bee” + Backpack Drive.

We will be accepting donations of backpacks or $20 cash to join our party.

You get a free 81Bay beer, Ciccio Cali bowl, and multiple chances to win great prizes from local sponsors.

Beer is good. Parties are fun. And, it’s all for a great cause. Come join us!

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Proceeds to Benefit Metropolitan Ministries

Metropolitan Ministries provides backpacks, uniforms and school supplies to more than 5,000 children annually.

We’re here to help them!

2019 “Backpack to School” Principal Sponsors

Vice Principal Sponsors