LIST: Back-to-school giveaways in Coastal Empire and Lowcountry

Back To School

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Students around the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry will be heading back to the classroom next month.

Several community events are coming up to get kids ready for their first day.

Take a look below at the back-to-school giveaways coming up. Do you have one to share? Email breakingnews@wsav.com and we’ll add it to the list.

Saturday, Aug. 7

Ready Set Go! Back to School

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Now in its 13th year, Ready Set Go! Back to School provides thousands of students with essential school supplies, setting them up for success in the classroom.

The Pack the Trunk giveaway is set for Saturday, Aug. 7, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Garden City Recreation Center (160 Priscilla Thomas Way).

Attendees are asked to open their trunks and go through the drive-thru so volunteers can safely distribute school supplies. Feed the Hungry will also be on-site giving away boxed food and produce to families.

Interested in donating? Click or tap here to see a list of drop-off locations and needed items.

Back to school for Windsor Forest and White Bluff elementary schools

A back-to-school drive-thru event is set for Aug. 7 at Windsor Forest Elementary School from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Face masks are required.

Students from Windsor Forest and White Bluff elementary schools are invited to attend, though registration must be completed online.

The event will feature music DJ Dirty Redd, a school supply giveaway and haircuts.

Organizers are looking for more community partners to donate barber services and schools supplies. Contact Terico Moore at 912-395-3353 (ext. 759622) or Brenda Kennedy at 912-395-3325 (ext. 7561003) for further details.

Back to School Giveaway

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. located at Hwy 17 & 46

Hosted by the Patel Foundation of the Lowcountry 

Organizers will be giving away over 1000+ book bags filled with school supplies and personal hygiene for students.

Organizers say the child must be present to receive a free book bag filled with supplies. 

Save the Children and Cricket wireless has partnered with Patel Foundation of the Lowcountry to bring the event.

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