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It's almost that time again! The Help Desk wants to make sure students are prepared to go back to school. Below you'll find a list of Back-to-School events hosted by organizations assisting students in going back to school with the tools they need to succeed.

Resource Guide:

Communities in School - Henry County Parent Expo

**Need ID proving Henry County resident to receive free supplies – other activities available to non-Henry residents

Saturday, July 26, 2014
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Heritage Park
101 Lake Dow Rd, McDonough, GA 30253

Contact: 678 432 4499
http://www.cis-henry.org/

Back to School Fun Fest

Saturday, July 26, 2014
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Center for Working Families, Inc.
477 Windsor Street, Suite 101, Atlanta, Georgia 30312

*Free haircuts and vendors

Contact: 404-223-3303
http://www.tcwfi.org/

Let's Move! Dekalb - Back to School Expo

*School-age child must be present to receive free school supplies

Saturday, July 26, 2014
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Exchange Park Intergenerational Center
2771 Columbia Dr., Decatur, GA 30034

Contact: 678-819-3663
http://www.choicesforkids.org/programs/lets-move-dekalb/

Back to School Kickoff

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Atlanta Technical College
1560 Metropolitan Pkwy SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

Contact: (404) 612-8238
http://chairmaneaves.org/main/?p=464

Great Back Pack Giveaway

Friday, August 1, 2014
9 a.m. - *until they run out of back packs

Agape Community Center
2353 Bolton Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

Contact: (404) 355-1877 (community center main number)
http://agapeatlanta.org/

5 Star Youth Alliance "Back to School" Community Youth Day

**Must pre-register online to receive free school supplies

Saturday, August 2, 2014
12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Zell B. Miller Center for Human Excellence
189 Merritts St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

Contact: (404) 955-8707
http://5staryouthalliance.vpweb.com/Events.html

Victory International Center

**Must pre-register online to attend

Saturday, August 2, 2014
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Redeemed Christian Church of God
5228 Brookwood Dr., Mableton, GA 30126

Contact: (770) 944 - 1401
http://www.rccgvic.com/index.php

Back 2 School Bash - Powder Springs Community Task Force

**Need ID proving Powder Springs County resident to receive free supplies – other activities available to non-PS residents

Saturday, August 2, 2014
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Ron Anderson Recreation Center
3820 Macedonia Rd, Powder Springs, GA 30127

Contact : (770) 439-3611
http://www.pstaskforce.org/

Book Bag Give Away – Put on by Kiss 104.1 FM

*Sasha The Diva and Rapper T.I. will be in attendance

Saturday, August 2, 2014
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Greater New Hope Baptist Christian Assembly
2200 Fairview Rd., Stockbridge, GA 30281

Contact: (678) 272-7141
http://www.kiss104fm.com/events/events/station-events/sasha-diva-back-school/eCMkXp/

City of Riverdale Back to School Drive

Saturday, August 2, 2014
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Riverdale Regional Park
904 Wilson Road, Riverdale, GA 30274

Contact: (770) 991-5991 / (404) 431-2060

School Rocks Backpack Giveaway

*First come, first served basis

Saturday, August 2, 2014
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

The Cellular Connection
1998 W. Broad St., Athens, GA 30606

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