Back-to-school giveaways in the ArkLaTex - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Back-to-school giveaways in the ArkLaTex

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With the impending start of a school year, several organizations are doing what they can to ensure every student has what they need for school.

Here's a list of scheduled back-to-school giveaways:


What: Hillier Community Health Fair
When: Saturday, August 13, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Where: Faith Assembly of God, 2001 Arkansas Blvd., Texarkana, AR
It's all free: groceries, school supplies, backpacks, haircuts, dental & eye exams, hotdogs and chips and more.
Contact: 870-773-1234


What: Community Renewal will be giving away backpacks filled with school supplies to area students in need at the Allendale Friendship House.
When: Thursday, August 11
Time: 4 p.m.
Where: 1515 Clay Street, Shreveport

What: Northwest Louisiana Community Development Corporation and Praise Temple are asking citizens to assist by donating backpacks, school supplies and monetary gifts.
Donations will be accepted at Praise Temple Plaza, 4725 Greenwood Rd. until Monday, August 8.
When: The giveaway will be on August 9 from 6 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Where: Shreveport Convention Center (parking is free!)

Please keep checking back as this list will be updated when more events are announced.

If you know of an event that is not on this list, please email us the details to

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