ROCKPORT — Bring together your friends and family for am evening to benefit Trekkers at Flatbread Pizza, Route 1, Rockport, Tuesday, May 21, from 5 to 9 p.m.
Flatbread will donate $3.50 for every large pizza purchased, and $1.75 for each small pizza sold, to Trekkers.
Reservations are not needed for the event, so you can arrive at any time. The restaurant features scrumptious pizza made from local and organic ingredients in a traditional, wood-fired oven. Call ahead at 706-4146 for take-out orders.
Trekkers is a Rockland-based nonprofit that works to cultivate the inherent strengths of young people through the power of long-term mentoring relationships. Trekkers utilizes outdoor, experiential, and travel-based education as a means of strengthening resiliency, raising aspirations, defining post-secondary goals, and increasing connections between young people and their communities.
Founded in 1994, Trekkers now serves 240 seventh through twelfth-grade students from the Midcoast communities of Owls Head, Thomaston, South Thomaston, Rockland, Cushing and St. George.
The Trekkers Training Institute was founded in 2017, and is dedicated to improving outcomes for young people by providing training, coaching and other professional development opportunities on some of the most effective, tested youth development techniques and principles.