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Local events help students stock up on school supplies

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla.BACK TO SCHOOL JAM

  • WHEN: July 29th
  • TIME: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • WHERE: EW Anderson Athletic Center on the campus of Flagler-Palm Coast High School
  • CONTACT: Jason Wheeler, wheelerj@flaglerschools.com
  • Flagler Education Foundation will provide polo-style shirts and backpacks for just $5 while supplies last. A handful of hair stylists will provide free haircuts to students on site, and social service organizations will also have information tables.​

MOTORCYCLE COMMUNITY B2S GIVEAWAY

  • WHEN: July 30th
  • TIME: 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.
  • WHERE: Lonnie C. Miller Park
  • CONTACT: T'Real 904-338-3989, 904-485-7667
  • 19 Motorcycle, Social and Auto clubs came together in a group effort to give away book bags and supplies to children in grades kindergarten through the 12th grade.

BEAM’S ANNUAL BACK TO SCHOOL EVENT

  • WHEN: Sat Aug 5th 
  • TIME: 8 a.m.- Noon
  • WHERE: Beach Church 325 7th Ave N, Jax Beach
  • CONTACT: Shivani Kanji (904) 241-7437 x 112  (shivani@jaxbeam.org)
  • BEAM will distribute backpacks, school supplies, clothes, and other necessary items which are age appropriate for students from grades K-12. Thanks to the support of our local community, BEAM was able to provide hope and help to over 800 local beaches children last year.
  • Bring picture ID, proof of residency, & social security card or shot records (for each child).

TOOLS 4 SCHOOL JAX

  • WHEN: Sat Aug 5th
  • TIME: 10 a.m.- Noon
  • WHERE: 2078 Cassat Avenue
  • CONTACT: Angie Bree (904) 438-4347
  • The Divine Intervention & Prevention Foundation also known as (D.I.P.)  kicking off the annual back to school supply and clothing giveaway #Tools4SchoolJax

BEAUTY FAB LAB

  • WHEN:  Sat Aug 5th
  • TIME: Noon- 3 p.m.
  • WHERE: 8126 Lem Turner Rd.
  • CONTACT: Steven Holmes, beautyfablab@gmail.com

VIRGINIA COLLEGE B2S EVENT​ *JUST FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

  • WHEN: Aug 5th
  • WHERE: 5940 Beach Blvd.
  • TIME: 10 a.m.- Noon
  • CONTACT: Audrey Pannell 205.503.5955
  • The event will feature refreshments, popcorn, cotton candy, music, campus tours, cosmetology services, a cooking demonstration and a school supplies drive for which everyone is encouraged to bring and donate supplies.

ABYSSINIA MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH

  • WHEN: Sat Aug 12th
  • TIME: 11 a.m.
  • WHERE: 10325 Interstate Center Dr.
  • CONTACT: 904-696-1770
  • Free backpacks, supplies. FREE haircuts for first 40 ppl.