BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Salvation Army of Baton Rouge will be giving out backpacks and school supplies in August.
The first 500 children who come to the Back-to-School Community Fair will receive a backpack full of school supplies. In order for a child to receive a backpack, parents must bring a valid ID, a child must be present, and a child must be between the ages of five and 12.
The fair will include local vendors that will provide health information for parents. Food, games and toys will also be available.
The annual Back to School Community Fair is scheduled for Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at The Salvation Army located at 7361 Airline Highway.