International Strides partners up with American Red Cross for a Bllod Drive. Blood donation is giving some of your blood so that it can be used to help someone else. This will help people who have lost blood in an accident or who have an illness such as cancer, anemia, sickle cell disease, or hemophilia.
Purpose: To supply students with the necessary supplies for school.
This is annual letter writing event for people of all ages. The purpose of Dear Self, is to reflect on the things that we have accomplished and set goals for the upcoming years. It will serve as a reminder that if we can think, write, dream, and fantasize these goals, we can also obtain them and bring them to reality with proper steps and guidance.
FOOD, CLOTHES & TOY DRIVE
Throughout the year International Strides partners up with community members, organizations and businesses in efforts to serve those communities that may be in need of food, clothes and toys.
LORETTA LYNCH AWARDS
This is an annual awards ceremony for college scholarship recipients Loretta Elizabeth Lynch served as the United States Attorney General. She was the First Black Female Attorney General in US history. Lynch served on the trial team that prosecuted and convicted New York City police officers for violating the civil rights of Haitian immigrant Abner Louima. She was appointed by President Bill Clinton, to serve as US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. Following that appointment, she was nominated by President Barack Obama to be the US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, the job she previously held from 1999 to 2001.In 2014 President Barack Obama nominated Lynch to be the US Attorney General.
As society develops and changes, so does the needs, rights and voice for people. Every year the Board of Directors will focus on one of society's challenges and/or needs. The event will be centered on how to support and progress the particular cause's movement.