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Angels Afoot: Backpack Giveaway @ Proyecto Esperanza
3:00 PM15:00

Angels Afoot: Backpack Giveaway @ Proyecto Esperanza


Angels Afoot: Backpack Giveaway @ Proyecto Esperanza

AUG 3 | 3:30–6:30PM | Proyecto Esperanza, 7000 Cameron Road

Saturday, AUG 3 from 3:30–6:30PM, is our 2nd Annual backpack giveaway at Proyecto Esperanza (Riverbend's Neighborhood Development Center in East Austin)

There will be free food, games and live music. Here, the children can pick up a free backpack and fill it with school supplies to give them a great start to their school year! These are the same, filled backpacks that Riverbenders have donated during the Angels Afoot: School Supply Drive.

Interested in Volunteering?

We need lots of volunteers from 3:00–7:00PM to help at this event. So bring your friends & family and head over to Proyecto Esperanza!

For more info, contact Krista Ross.

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Angels Afoot: School Supply Drive
to Jul 21

Angels Afoot: School Supply Drive


Angels Afoot: School Supply Drive

JUL 7, 14, & 21 | After each service | the Plaza & Home For Hope entrances

During the month of July, you can help kids in need by purchasing backpacks to fill with school supplies. Return the backpack with supplies the following Sunday. Most of the backpacks that we have purhased, are made by our very own Siloe folks. The money that is raised will go toward the El Salvador children, while the supplies will go to Austin children at Travis Heights and Proyecto Esperanza (East Austin NDC) in August. 

There will tables of volunteers out on the plaza all three Sundays, after each service to assist you

Cost: You can purchase a backpack for $25 or just donate $50 and we will do the shopping for you

To fill a backpack:

  • Glue, white liquid, 8 oz.

  • Supply box / pencil pouch

  • 24 Pencils, No. 2

  • Scissors

  • Ruler, 12" dual scale metric & conventional

  • Eraser

  • Pencil sharpener

  • Notebook paper, 5/16" wide ruled

  • 3 glue sticks

  • 3 Red pencils

  • 12 Colored pencils

  • Markers, 10 pack

  • 3 Highlighters

  • 3 wire bound notebooks

Interested in Volunteering?

Angels Afoot needs volunteers to help with our summer backpack and school supply drive!

Sunday mornings, short 45 minute shifts

  • Sign people up who want to 'buy' backpacks and fill them with supplies (list to be provided)

  • Take donations and assist with online contributions using iPads

  • Receive filled backpacks and supplies as they come in

Please report to the Angels Afoot table on the plaza for a quick training at the time you are signed up for (which is 15 minutes before each service ends)

For more info, contact Krista Ross.

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Riverfest Fall Festival
5:30 PM17:30

Riverfest Fall Festival

OCT 27 | 5:30-8:00PM | Church Grounds

Cost: $5/per person (kids under 1 are FREE!)
Chick-Fil-A will be available for purchase.

Don't miss our annual family fall festival. We will have a preschool midway, Spirit 105.9, tons of inflatables, face painters, character drawers, balloon artist, cake walk, Let’s Dance on the big screen, hay rides and all the free Kona ice you can eat.

If you’d like to donate cookies/cupcakes for the Cake Walk, please use the volunteer button below to contact our Event Coordinator, DeDe Kellicker.

For more information, send a message to our Children’s Pastor, Todd Mears.

To sign up to volunteer, send a message to our Event Coordinator, DeDe Kellicker.


  • Inflatables

  • Justice league 3D

  • Wacky Combo (bounce house/slide/hoops/etc)

  • 40ft obstical

  • Connect 4

  • Alien invasion

  • Eliminator

  • Bball 2 man

  • Fball 2 man

  • Archery

  • Hay Ride

  • 2 Face Painters

  • 2 Balloon Artist

  • 1 Glitter Tattoo Artist

  • 1 Character Drawer

  • 1 Cotton Candy Station

  • Kona Ice (3 locations)

  • Sprit 105.9

  • Photo Booth

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Preteen Lock-in
to Sep 15

Preteen Lock-in


SEPT 14-15 | 6:00PM-9:00AM | Preteen Theater

Preteens are your ready for the greatest night of your life? Sign up today for our annual....wait for really this is gonna be good....PRETEEN LOCK-IN

This will be a great opportunity for all the new Preteens to begin to build strong relationships at the beginning of the school year.

Who: All 3rd - 5th grade kids
Cost: $25 per person. 


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