On Friday, August 12, 2022, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs hosted the 8th annual Bronzeville Sleepover for Education in front of Pete’s Fruit Market, 2323 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Contributions of school supplies were donated at MLK Dr. and North Ave. in front of Pete’s Fruit Market. All school supply donations will go directly to a Milwaukee Public School in need. Monetary donations were also accepted.
Sponsors for the Sleepover for Education included Alderwoman Coggs; Peace for Change Alliance, Inc.; Pete’s Fruit Market; the City of Milwaukee; Collars on the Corner; Stark Foods; Save Our Souls (SOS); Milwaukee City Attorney Tearman Spencer; State Senator Lena Taylor; Donovan Hines Foundation of Exuberance; DJ Gerald; Milwaukee Police District 5, and Souls To The Polls.