Latino Fraternity To Give New Backpacks To All Students At Low-Income San Jose Elementary School

Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity National Alumni Association to give new backpack to every 1st through 5th grade student at Rosemary Elementary School At “NAK Backpack Give-Back” event

WHAT: The Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity, Inc. National Alumni Association will host a “NAK Backpack-Give Back” event for all students at Rosemary Elementary School. All first through 5th grade students (500-plus students total) will receive a new backpack to encourage them to continue their scholastic endeavors.

WHY: More than 85 percent of the students at Rosemary are on free or reduced lunch. More than 90 percent of these students are Latino/a. As a Latino-based fraternity, we understand the importance of serving our under-privileged population, reaching back into our communities to provide a brighter future for children and providing platforms to higher education for our youth.

WHO: The Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity, Inc. National Alumni Association gives to school-age children and families

WHEN: Thursday, August 13

WHERE: Rosemary Elementary School – 401 W Hamilton Ave, Campbell 95008

TIME: 8 a.m. PST

VISUALS: Children, families, school supplies, NAK Alumni

CONTACT: Angel Barajas, NAA Chief Executive Officer | | 916-730-5761

BACKGROUND: The alumni brothers of Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity, Inc. (NAK), raised funds through their alumni network and are giving $1,300 back to the local San Jose community in the form of backpacks to low-income students.

“NAK alumni care deeply about our communities of which low-income students reside in,” said Angel Barajas, CEO of the NAK National Alumni Association. “Upwards of 90% of our alumni brothers come from a disadvantaged background, so, we understand that investing in our youth is an investment in our community.”