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School Supply Drives

The summer is winding down and it’s almost time to start breaking out the backpacks, pens, and paper! Back to school season is upon us,and it’s essential for students to be gearing up for another year of learning equipped with the tools they need to succeed. Check out these local community driven supply drives and activities in your area: 

Bacon Street Backpack Giveaway: August 12th, 10AM-2PM 

(Newport News & Williamsburg)

Bacon Street Youth and Family Services will be holding their 4th Annual Backpack Drive August 12th to benefit students in Newport News, Williamsburg, and Gloucester schools! Backpacks filled with school supplies, snacks, and basic hygiene items will be available for over 300 children.

 247 McLaws Circle

Williamsburg, VA 23185

749A Thimble Shoals Blvd

Newport News, VA 23606

VB Schools Back-to-School Care Fair: August 12th, 10AM-2PM

(Virginia Beach)

Join VB Schools and over 100 youth-serving organizations, agencies and school division departments for an informational and fun-filled day that gives families the opportunity to connect with valuable resources which promote youth development and well-being.  Free health screenings, school vaccines, backpacks and haircuts will be available at the event. Transportation to and from the event is available from Title One Schools.

Virginia Beach Convention Center

1000 19th Street 

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Unity in the Community: Back 2 School Celebration: August 19th, 10AM-2PM


Norfolk Public Schools is partnering with the City of Norfolk and other community organizations for “Unity in the Community: Back 2 School Celebration!”. Norfolk elementary, middle and highschool students and their families are invited to attend for an afternoon of raffle prizes, backpack and supply distribution, community resources, and more!

MacArthur Center

300 Monticello Ave

Norfolk, VA 23510


Educate to Elevate the Back to School Bash: August 19th, 11AM-3PM


Free school supplies, food, and resources to kick off the school year! An information panel at 11AM will feature community experts on issues related to mental health, substance abuse, employment, student resources (i.e. scholarships, college applications), and more!

4212 Greenwood Drive 

Portsmouth, VA 23701

Back to School Backpack Giveaway: August 19th, 12PM-4PM


Chesapeake students are invited to join Ykares 4 U for a free backpack giveaway. Backpacks will be filled with school supplies needed to start the year off on the right foot. Only one backpack per child-first come first serve.

Chesapeake City Park near Fun Forest Shelter 6 

900 City Park Drive

Chesapeake, VA 23320

Back to School Bash & Food Drive: August 27th, 10AM-1PM

(Elizabeth City, NC)

Students are welcome to join the 12th Annual Back 2 School Bash for a successful school year with free backpacks and school supplies. Plus, local barbers will provide free haircuts for kids K-12. Enjoy free food, games and performances! 

R.L. Vaughan Center

1704 Weeksville Road

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Thanks to generous contributions from local businesses and donors, these school supply drives pave the way for students to start the new school year off on the right foot. However regardless of age, I hope your year is filled with growth, achievement, and exciting learning opportunities!

Cynthia Spencer
The Real Estate Group
Virginia Beach Office
401 N Great Neck Rd. Suite 126
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
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