Description: Free Books, Free School Supplies, Free Ice Cream, Free Survival Kits
- Date: August 31, 2020 at 11am
- Location: Young's Terrace (Norfolk)
- Date: August 31, 2020 at 1pm
- Location: Oakleaf Forrest (Norfolk)
- Date: September 4, 2020 at 11am
- Location: Atlantis Apartments (Virginia Beach)
Locations: Hampton: Parking Lot D
Harbour View, Greenbrier, and York River: Campus Parking Lots
Smithfield: Smithfield Middle School Parking Lot
Date: September 9, 2020 from 6-8pm
Description: Drive through to wave at familiar faces and pick up your “Back to School Jam” kit! We’ll give you everything you need to celebrate the new school year with a super fun, online, INTERACTIVE experience for the whole family to enjoy together!
Backpack Giveaway (Hampton)
Dates: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 from 2-6pm and Friday, August 14, 2020 from 10am-2pm
Location: Bacon Street Youth and Family Services 329 Buckroe Avenue Hampton, VA 23664
Description: Know a family who could use some extra support getting ready for school? Encourage them to stop by our Hampton office on August 12th or 14th for our backpack giveaway! Backpacks stuffed with school supplies are first-come, first-served for low- to moderate-income families with children attending schools in Hampton Roads. Light refreshments will be served. Please, wear a mask. (Masks are available if you don't have one.) While you're here, learn more about Bacon Street and the Journey Home Project!
Backpack Giveaway (Virginia Beach)
Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 from 3:30-5:30pm while supplies last. Register Here.
Location: Steven A Cohen Military Family Clinic at The Up Center 828 Healthy Way Suite 105 Virginia Beach, VA
Description: Mark your calendars! The Steven A Cohen Military Family Clinic at The Up Center will be giving away FREE backpacks filled with school supplies on August 12th! The Backpack Giveaway will take place on August 12th from 3:30-5:30 pm in the parking lot of the Steven A Cohen Military Family Clinic at The Up Center. No purchase is necessary, and there is a limit of one free backpack with school supplies per child while supplies last.
4TH Annual Back2School BookBag & We Care Food Box Giveaway (Chesapeake)
Date: Saturday, August 22, 2020 from 9:30-11am
Location: NewGWC 3025 S Military Hwy, Chesapeake, VA 23323
Description: NewGWC is giving away 100 free bookbags w/back to school supplies, 100 non-perishable food boxes, and other non-essential items at the drive thru and walk-up distribution on August 22nd. First come, first served. One bag per child. Child must be present. Please wear mask. No mask, no service.
Back to School Drive-Thru Giveaway (Chesapeake)
Date: Saturday, August 22, 2020 from 9am-12pm
Location: Mr. Rogers Windows 1019 Eden Way N, Chesapeake, VA 23320
Description: The pandemic may prevent or delay schools from opening for the upcoming school year, however, we must continue to educate the youth. In light of our current social distancing safety protocols, The Bennett Center has organized its yearly backpack giveaway as a drive-thru pick up this year. This will ensure the safety of the community and volunteers. *Child must be present. *One backpack per child. *While supplies last. *Free event. *Open to the public. We are asking for monetary donations for this event only. We are minimizing exposure to the COVID virus by purchasing supplies from a central vendor. Participants must stay in their vehicle at all times. By participating in this event you acknowledge the possible exposure to COVID-19. You agree NOT to hold The Bennett Center, Mr. Rogers Windows, or participating vendors liable for any potential exposure to the COVID-19 virus.
Back to School Drive-Thru (Hampton)
Date: Saturday, August 22, 2020 from 10am-12pm
Location: YH Thomas Community Center 1300 Thomas Street, Hampton VA
Description: Free Backpacks, School Supplies, Masks, Food Distribution, Register to Vote
FreedomFest 2020 (Virginia Beach)
Date: Saturday, August 22, 2020 from 11am-2pm
Location: 3133 Magic Hollow, Virginia Beach 23453.
Description: A Community Outreach in partnership with Operation Blessing! Make room for the fridge and the freezer because we are giving away lots and lots of food. There will be school supplies for the students going back to school! Bring the entire family and let us celebrate together! For more information, Text FREEDOM to (757) 505-7877.
Your Life Matters- Back to School Rally (Portsmouth)
Date: Sunday, August 23, 2020 from 3-6pm
Location: 5910 West Norfolk Road Portsmouth, VA 23703
Description: Your Life Matters- Back to School Rally will supply local children with the supplies they need to return to school in the fall.
Dates: August 28 & 29, 2020. Friday 4-7pm. Saturday 9am-12pm
Location: KROC Center in Norfolk VA
Description: For over twenty years, The Salvation Army Hampton Roads Area Command has been working to ensure that Hampton Roads children start the new school year with the “Write Stuff”. We will host our 2020 Write Stuff school supply distribution on Friday August 28th from 4PM to 7PM and Saturday August 29th from 9AM to 12PM at the Kroc Center in Norfolk. Backpacks with school supplies are for children in grades Kindergarten through 12th who are living in Norfolk, Virginia Beach and parts of Chesapeake* and whose households are actively suffering from financial hardship or crisis. Households living in Portsmouth and Chesapeake zip codes 23321/23323 need to contact our Portsmouth office for assistance in those areas. /?
Date: Saturday, August 29, 2020 from 9am-12pm
Description: We understand the pandemic has created some adversity and obstacles when it comes to learning but nonetheless the educating of our youth and supporting our educators must continue (in a safe manner, that is). DRIVE-THRU SUPPLY GIVEAWAY! This event is open to the whole community, K-12th grade and educators. Pre-Registration is not required but encouraged. You will not need to exit your vehicles. I look forward to seeing you all.
IMPACT 2020 - Drive-Thru Backpacks (Newport News)
Date: Saturday, August 29, 2020 from 10am-2pm
Location: South Morrison Family Education Center 746 Adams Drive Newport News, VA 23601
Description: Families in Newport News are invited to attend IMPACT 2020, the annual back to school event, August 29th from 10am. to 2pm. It is a free event for students K-12 and their families to assist with getting essential items for the upcoming school year. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s event will be a drive-thru event. Families must pre-register for the event and select a time slot to arrive. Registered attendees can drive-thru and pick up a free backpack stuffed with school supplies and more. You don't even have to get out of your car! * Masks are required. We care about our families & their safety. Please be sure to wear your mask during the drive-thru. * All adults must have their child(ren) present in the vehicle in order to receive a backpack. *Supplies are limited*
Date: Saturday, August 29, 2020 from 11am-5pm
Location: Boy & Girls Club 1815 Shell Rd, Hampton VA
Description: School Supplies, Bookbags, Meals2Go while supplies last. No Activities this year due to COVID-19 restrictions.