Oakland native and Atlantic Recording Artist Mistah F.A.B will host his 8th Annual Backpack Giveaway, “Our Kids Need Books, Not Bundles”, from 2 – 7pm on Sunday, August 25th at Pepsi Park, 996 44th street.
Mistah FAB hosts the event each year in the neighborhood that helped contribute to the man he is today. He says its just another way to “put on” for his community, to let them know that he hasn’t forgotten where he has come come.
In 2011, 1000 backpacks were given away but this year Mistah F.A.B. says he is doubling it.
Food, entertainment, and other celebrities are expected to attend. NBA Hall of Fame member and Oakland native Gary Payton is likely to make an appearance, as hinted by Mistah FAB’s twitter status update on Friday.
For more info, follow him on twitter @MistahFAB or go to his Facebook page www.facebook.com/fabbydavisjr.