Back to School Extravaganza



Each year the Dinerral Shavers Educational Fund (DSEF) and Tulane University’s Staff Advisory Council, team up to host its annual Back to School Extravaganza. This event is a free school supply giveaway targeted towards all New Orleans students, and includes food, music, entertainment, blood pressure screenings, cholesterol screenings, child health screenings, and more.





This annual event comprises of live performances, motivational speakers, countless giveaways, and surprise guest. Kids are awarded the opportunity to meet and greet their favorite cartoon characters such as; Dora the Explorer, Sponge Bob, and Elmo. In return, we encourage New Orleans citizens to donate can goods and non-perishable food items to our 2nd Harvest Food Drive in support of disaster victims.