School supplies giveaways in, near Baton Rouge: Get help, free backpacks, clothes, food and more

School supplies giveaways in, near Baton Rouge: Get help, free backpacks, clothes, food and more
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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Although it feels like school just ended for the summer, some places are preparing early for back to school.

Teachers and parents are counting down the days for students to return to school. But the students need school supplies to return. To make it easier for the parents and students, we’ve compiled a list of back-to-school giveaway events in and near Baton Rouge.

Students that attend schools in the East Baton Rouge School System and Iberville Parish School District are expected to resume classes on Wednesday, Aug. 9.

Ascension Parish students return to classes on Thursday, Aug 10.

Students part of the Livingston Parish Public School System and the Assumption Parish School District are expected to return on Friday, Aug. 11.

East Baton Rouge Parish

CareSouth Back to School Giveaway

  • What: The health center is hosting a back-to-school giveaway for the local community. The event is a drive-thru only. One backpack full of supplies per child, and the child must be present. A produce box will be given to each family as well.
  • When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 29
  • Where: CareSouth Medical and Dental, 3140 Florida St.

Donnita Craft Back to School Giveaway

  • What: The nonprofit organization, Donnita Craft Foundation is hosting a back-to-school giveaway for residents in Baton Rouge. School supplies and book sacks will be given away as guests enjoy free food, music, and games.
  • When: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 30
  • Where: Tara High School, 9002 Whitehall Ave.

Martin Luther King Jr. Back to School Giveaway

  • What: The Zachary committee is hosting a back-to-school supply giveaway. Parents are asked to be present with their child/children.
  • When: starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5
  • Where: Zachary High School Gym, 4100 Bronco Lane

Councilman Darryl Hurst’s Back to School Bash

  • What: Councilman Darryl Hurst, Senator Regina Barrow and rapper Kevin Gates are hosting a back-to-school giveaway. The giveaway includes school supplies, uniforms, backpacks and haircuts. Food, snowballs and more will also be available.
  • When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 5
  • Where: North Sherwood Forest Community Park, 3140 N. Sherwood Forest Drive

Ascension Parish

CareSouth Back to School Giveaway

  • What: The health center is hosting a back-to-school giveaway for the local community. The event is a drive-thru only. One backpack full of supplies per child, and the child must be present. A produce box will be given to each family as well.
  • When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, July 28
  • Where: CareSouth Donaldsonville Clinic, 904 Catalpa St.

Iberville Parish

CareSouth Back to School Giveaway

  • What: The health center is hosting a back-to-school giveaway for the local community. The event is a drive-thru only. One backpack full of supplies per child, and the child must be present. A produce box will be given to each family as well.
  • When:11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, July 28
  • Where: CareSouth Plaquemine Clinic, 59340 River West Drive

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