Local school supply giveaways

School will start for many children within the next few weeks, and that means parents are having to buy school supplies.

To help out, many communities and businesses are hosting school supply giveaways.

Below is a list of school supply giveaways in the Local 6 area. If you would like to add your giveaway to the list just e-mail newstip@wpsdlocal6.com.

Thursday, July 23
– Metropolis Community Center at 900 West 10th Street, starting at 5:00 p.m. While supplies last.

Saturday, July 25
– Eddie Williams Park at 300 Pryor Street in Mayfield. Giveaway starts at Noon.

Thursday, July 30
– Lynn Grove United Methodist Church, 37 Browns Grove Road, Murray, Kentucky. Giveaway is from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 1
– Paducah Cellular Connection, 2540 Lone Oak Road. Noon to 2:00 p.m. 200 backpacks filled with school supplies being given away on first come, first served basis.
– Mayfield Cellular Connection, 1259 Paris Road. Noon to 2:00 p.m. 200 backpacks filled with school supplies being given away on first come, first served basis.
– Fulton Cellular Connection, 1103 West Highland Road. Noon to 2:00 p.m. 200 backpacks filled with school supplies being given away on first come, first served basis.

– Back To School Bash, Eurma C. Hayes Center, 441 E. Willow Street, Carbondale, IL: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m: Free school supplies, dental cleanings and physicals. 

Saturday, August 8
– Longfellow Park, Murphysboro, Illinois. 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Supplies are being given away by the Servants for Christ and Berean Christian Church on a first come, first served basis.

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