More than 400 boys and girls in Northeast Philadelphia will receive a special back-to-school backpack filled with pens, pencils, highlighters and more from Philadelphia-business owner Gary Barbera and State Representative Jared G. Solomon, of District 202 – just in time for the start of school.
Gary Barbera on the Boulevard is celebrating its 30th anniversary and is giving back to the community as part of the celebration.
This initiative is part of Barbera Cares Program which Barbera started years ago, when he realized that the surrounding communities of the greater Delaware Valley–places like metro Philadelphia, Southeastern PA, and Southern New Jersey–could use a hand, and that he could use his success in the automotive business to make a difference.
Since then, the Barbera Cares Program has been able to support dozens of local charities, programs, teams, and organizations that do their part in helping raise up the community, help the less fortunate, and make the Philadelphia an even more wonderful place to live.
Barbera has been a familiar face in the area for over 30 years, and is a trusted voice in the community. He and his entire team are proud to support the Keep the Boulevard Safe initiative with Representative Jared Solomon, and to throw the full weight of the Barbera Cares Program behind the new Don’t Text and Drive Campaign.