Back to school giveaway happening at local church in August


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – School is right around the corner and that means students will need supplies.

A local church is trying to help take care of those who may need those supplies.

Parents and their children are invited to come by the Greater Mt. Canaan Baptist Church on Saturday, August 7 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Information about the back to school giveaway can be found below:

Organizers say that these items will be available at the giveaway:

  • Face masks
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Backpacks
  • Notebooks
  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Hot dogs
  • Drinks

The first day of school for students in EBR Parish is Tuesday, August 11.

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