School supply giveaways ahead of the new school year

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Monday, July 15, 2019

(WRDW/WAGT) -- As back to school dates approach, more free school supply giveaways are being planned across the CSRA.

Back to School Bash
The Augusta-Richmond County Public Library is getting ready to host its Back to School Bash on July 18th. The Library System is welcoming teachers, parents, and students to the Headquarters Library on Telfair Street for free school supplies for students heading back to school.

Back 2 School Giveaway
Students up to 12th grade will receive backpacks filled with supplies, food, fun and more. This is Event is Free students must be present to receive supplies It's happening July 20th from 11:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at 1676 Aldrich Street.

Backpack Giveaway
On July 21st from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m., more than 850 participating TCC and Wireless Zone stores are teaming up to donate 187,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children through TCC’s annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway. Local families can bring their children to the store at 3120 Peach Orchard Road to pick up a backpack filled with pencils, paper, a pencil box, folders, glue and more.

Fit 4 School
The 9th Annual Fit 4 School event will be August 3rd at the Aiken County Family Y. Students can stop by for free school supplies, free health, vision and hearing screenings, free haircuts, inflatables, superheroes in costume, DJ music, free food, vendors, and more. That's being held from 1:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Allendale County Giveaway
The Allendale County School District will switch to all clear backpacks on school premises for the 2019-2020 school year to ensure school safety. At the district’s annual Back to School Bash, all students will be provided with a clear backpack. That's happening August 3rd from 8:00 until 10:00 a.m.

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