BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Salvation Army of Greater Baton Rouge will hold a backpack giveaway on Aug. 6.

The first 500 children who come to the Back-to-School Community Fair and are between the ages of five and 12 will receive a backpack and school supplies. Parents must bring a valid ID in order for their child to receive a backpack. The giveaway will also have local vendors who will provide health information, games, toys and food. 

The Backpack Give-Away Back to School Community Fair will be held at The Salvation Army on Airline Highway from 9 a.m. to noon.