Many local community groups are giving away free school supplies to families in need. To find a free school supply giveaway in your area, contact your local school district, Chamber of Commerce, or community center, as well as faith-based organizations in your area. Here are some giveaway events scheduled to take place around the country this week:
- "Leave a Mark" Church in Columbus Ohio is hosting its Backpack Giveaway 2103 this Thursday, August 15, 2013 from 3-5 pm.
- OCASE Foundation in Washington, D.C. is hosting is Backpack School Supply Giveaway on Saturday, August 17, 2013 from 1-5 pm. The event includes free Rita's Water Ices, student physicals, and more.
- Gate City Christian Church in Idaho is hosting a Back 2 School Backpack Giveaway on Saturday, August 17, 2103 from 10 am-1 pm. Students will receive backpacks and school supplies and medical, dental, and eye exams will be available.
- NWLife Church in Renton, WA, is hosting the Great Backpack Giveaway at 11 am on Saturday, August 17, 2013. The event includes a free BBQ lunch, prizes, and inflatables.
- Central Assembly of God in Wauregan, CT, is planning a Backpack Giveaway along with a free movie night on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 7:30 pm.
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