Back to School Events 2019
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2019 School Rocks Backpack Giveaway
On Sunday, July 21st , from 1-4 PM, participating TCC stores across the country will be giving away free backpacks filled with school supplies. One per child, child must be present at the event. While supplies last.
Find a backpack giveaway near you:
oin us for the 6th Annual 2018 School Rocks Backpack Giveaway!
On Sunday, July 21st, from 1-4 PM, participating TCC stores across the country will be giving away free backpacks filled with school supplies. One per child, child must be present at the event. While supplies last.
Click here to Find a backpack giveaway near you: ( DuQuoin and Benton) Call to confirm their participation.
8160 Express Dr.
air evac helipcopter, free food, free school supplies free backpacks, snow cones, Inflatable games, vision screening, free dental exams and cleaning, ( backpacks and dental services available on first come, first serve basis)
3339 Route 37 N - Marion
Join us for our school supply & backpack giveaway on Saturday, July 28th from 10:30-1:00. We will be serving lunch, giving free haircuts, school supplies and back packs while supplies last. Come join the fun!
100 Kirk St, Anna
Free School Supplies Available for Pre-School - College Student
- Harrisburg, 21 W. Locust Street 3-5 pm
The event is from 3:00 to 5:00pm with school supplies provided by IlliniCare Health. There will also be entertainment, refreshments, and several community organizations present. Heaven’s Kitchen - Harrisburg will serve their weekly dinner starting at 5:00pm.
Special thanks to Senator Dale Fowler for hosting this event.
1201 Marion St - Crainville
School supply giveaway as long as supplies last
200 Block of W. Market
There will be a balloon artist, face painting, slime, cotton candy, free school supplies and other giveaways. At dusk "The Incredibles" movie will be shown in the street
he IlliniCare Health will host an end-of-summer bash to help families prepare for the upcoming school year with health screenings and school supplies. It’s free of charge and open to the public. The event will feature activities for kids, healh screenings and free backpacks with school supplies, including pencils, pencil cases, erasers and more. There is no need to schedule an appointment ahead of time and children do not need to be IlliniCare Health members to participate.
400 E Main Street - Carbondale
Backpack giveaway, school supplies, food and fun
- Johnston City
Washington Ave Baptist Church
9th & Washington St - Johnston City
Free school supplies, Free socks & underwear, Face painting, Car Seat Giveaway, Free Haircuts, Firemen & Policemen, Prayer Tent, and much, much more. Free hot dogs and drinks.
- Norris City
583 US-45 - Norris City
9am - 12pm
School Supplies, Haircuts, Face painting, Refreshments and Giveaways for school-aged children at The Roads Church in Norris City from 9 a.m. to noon. Children must be present to receive school supplies.
30 Roosevelt St - Stonefort
11am - 1pm
Located one block behind the church at the Mission Building
School supply giveaways, Hair cuts ***must be lice and free, Eye Exams, Balloon Animals, Food, Face Painting.
Thompsonville Church of God
20939 Willis Street - Thompsonville
2pm - 6pm
We will be having Water Slides & Games! Also hamburger, hot dogs, nachos, and sno cones! GIVE AWAYS!! We will be giving away various school supplies as well! All for FREE!!! Come out and let us show you some LOVE & a whole lot of JESUS!! ♥
Come one come all and get your school supplies and have another blast before heading back to school. School supplies will be supplied for kids while they last. Slide down the water slide and grab a bite to eat. We hope to see you here!
1332 Locust St - Eldorado
Come and get your child a backpack and grade-appropriate school supplies, a hair cut, school clothes, hygiene items, and a new pair of shoes to get ready for the upcoming school year. Everything is free and first-come-first-served while supplies last! There will be no pre-registration this year. Children do not have to be present for school supplies or clothing but they do need to be present to choose a pair of shoes. We will be registering each child/family at the door to be sure there are no duplicates even if the child is not present. We want to be able to serve as many kids as possible.
16891 Pittsburg Rd - Pittsburg
6pm - 8pm
Backpacks and school supplies will be handed. There will be Free hair cuts, Safari Dental, games & prizes.
26 S Jefferson St, Raleigh, Illinois 62977
Giving aways school supplies for children in grades K-12
Shawnee Worship Center
Red Bud Ln - Vienna
Free Supplies | Free Food | Free Clothing
Free Haircuts | Free Pictures | Free Dental Exams
Join the Shawnee Worship Center for our annual School Supply Giveaway and Community Night on Wednesday, August 7th. The doors will open at 6:00pm.
This community event is one of the largest “family-serving” events within our region and we want to make sure families and their students have access to all the resources they need to grow and thrive within our communities and schools
900 W 10th Street - Metropolis
Supplies and services will be available WHILE SUPPLIES LAST for all children (K-12) including: School supplies, Free haircuts & offers, Drug Awareness Material, Free Dental Cleanings, and much much more. Parents/Guardians attending without children are allowed to receive up to 3 sets of supplies for their children. If more are needed they are allowed to return to the back of the line.
DeSoto United Methodist Church 5pm- 7pm
211 W Lincoln, De Soto, Illinois 62924
Come out to DeSoto UMC for our 4th annual Back to School Bash! We will have delicious treats, bounce houses, games, and school supply give-a-ways. Its also a perfect time to meet our Agape House crew and talk about our Wednesday night program.
2400 Williamson County Prkwy - Marion
School is just around the corner so let us help you and your family get ready for school. We will be handing out (while supplies last) free backpacks with basic school supplies, offering free basic haircuts from Hot Heads, Dental Safari onsite, free lunch, free beverages, and so much more. Join us for a free family fun day! Get back to school cool! Doors open at 9am.