LEALMAN, Fla., Nov. 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Oct 31, 2016, volunteers from the Foundation for a Drug-Free World Florida participated in Halloween Trick or Treating by passing out candy and the Truth About Drugs booklets at the Police Athletic League center in Lealman, Florida.
The volunteers set up a booth at a Halloween party in the unincorporated City of Lealman, where they distributed candy to the eager Trick or Treaters and drug education booklets to their parents.
“Parents were very happy to receive our booklets. They provide the knowledge necessary for them to educate their kids,” said Joe Creek, Drug-Free World volunteer. “Some people took a handful to give to additional friends and family members.”
The Truth About Drugs is a program to educate youth and adults with factual information about drugs so they can make informed decisions. Through a worldwide network of volunteers, 50 million drug prevention booklets have been distributed and tens of thousands of drug awareness events have been held in some 180 countries.
The Foundation for a Drug-Free World is one of the many humanitarian programs that members of the Church of Scientology support to improve communities everywhere. The Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization opened the Foundation for a Drug-Free World’s facilities in downtown Clearwater last year in an effort to make a difference in the Tampa Bay area.
“We are very glad to have the opportunity to help prevent people from going down the road of drug abuse,” said Dylan Pires, Community Affairs Director for the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization. “It is just like L. Ron Hubbard said, ‘The single most destructive element in our current culture is drugs.’”
About the Church of Scientology:
The Scientology religion was founded by humanitarian and philosopher, L. Ron Hubbard. The first Church of Scientology was formed in the United States in 1954 and has expanded to more than 11,000 churches, missions and affiliated groups, with millions of members in 165 nations. Scientologists are optimistic about life and believe there is hope for a saner world and better civilization, and actively do all they can to help achieve this. To learn more, visit www.scientology-fso.org
Dylan Pires (727) 467-6860
Source:Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization