On August 16th, Karma Cartel will host their second annual Back to School Drive show at the APMF performance space. The event will collect donations of both school supplies and instruments that will go to children at local schools.

The event will feature hip hop performances by Heather Hills, Grooves & Hip-Hop, and Shortshot x Ewald, plus additional performances by SOF and Ashley Delima and special guests. Doors open at 7pm show and the show cost is $7 without a donation or just $5 for those who bring a school supply donation or instrument.

School supplies that are in high need include spiral notebooks, composition paper, construction paper, backpacks,  pencil cases, binders, highlighters, crayons, pens and #2 pencils.

All instruments that are in working order for lessons and marching band are welcome. This includes horns, wind instruments, string instruments and drums. Any electric guitars, bass guitars or full drums sets not needed by the schools will be donated to our scholarship students.

The school supplies will be distributed by the K.Y.D.S. organization and the instruments will be distributed by APMF.

Konscious Youth Development & Service (KYDS) is a non-profit conscious youth developmentorganization that prepares and creates future leaders through holistic intervention supporting the minds, bodies and souls of the greater Asbury Park community and beyond. (https://www.konscious.org/)

Karma Cartel is a lifestyle brand founded in 2009 on the Jersey Shore offering designs heavily influenced by street art and philosophy. (www.karmacartel.com)