Wellington Hosts Annual Back-To-School Bash

Wendy, Emily and Emma Sanchez with Maggie Zeller and Director of Community Services Paulette Edwards.

The Village of Wellington held its annual Back to School Bash on Saturday, July 27 at the Wellington Community Center, both inside and on the lawn. Backpacks, uniforms, shoes, school supplies and more were donated and given away with support from many local nonprofits and businesses, including the Wellington Community Foundation and the Christopher Aguirre Memorial Foundation, as well as Back to Basics, the Rotary Club of Wellington, the Kiwanis Club of Wellington, Trader Joe’s, Art Cellar, Wellington Regional Medical Center, Chick-Fil-A, the Gehring Group, Jet Hauling, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue and the Palm Beach County Library System. More than 1,000 backpacks were distributed, as well as school uniforms, new shoes and socks for families in need.