Back to school season is officially here!
As parents gear up to send their kids off to another year of learning, finding the right school supplies can often be the biggest challenge, especially for lower income families.
Several organizations around the Charlotte region will be hosting back-to-school events to help out local families;
August 14th – Molina Healthcare Back-to-School Bash
Today the Molina Healthcare Group of South Carolina will be hosting their annual Back-to-School Bash, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Monday at Tri-County Pediatrics, 815 E. Liberty St., York. The event is open to the public; 200 drawstring bags of school supplies will be given away. First come basis.
August 19th – Derita Back-To-School Backpack Event
This coming Saturday, the Derita Athletic Association is hosting a free Back to School Backpack Giveaway Event at 4920 West Sugar Creek Road from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The event will feature;
- Free food
- 5,000 water balloons
- bouncy houses
- Live DJ
Children must be in attendance to receive their free school supplies.
August 25th-27th – Festival of the McCrorey
McCrorey YMCA, at 3801 Beatties Ford Road, is hosting Festival of McCrorey, a 3-day FREE celebration for the community, from August 25th to August 27th from 1-4pm each day
The event will feature a pool party for teens, group exercise, a family fun fest, an outdoor movie and free haircuts for kids. There will be food trucks, face painting, back-to-school giveaways and more.
Please help spread the word!