Greensboro, NC - Get your free backpacks, notebooks, pens and pencils this weekend at the 5th Annual I Am A Queen Back to School Drive.
The supplies will benefit needy families in the Triad. The I Am A Queen foundation has partnered with other local nonprofit organizations and businesses to host the giveaway event, Saturday, August 3rd.
The event is free and open to the community for children to receive school supplies. This year's goal is to giveaway 500 backpacks and other supplies.
In addition to this event, there will be opportunities for youth to win free haircuts and hairstyles by local salons in the Triad. Event attendees should expect to show up early for the chance to win.
Triad community members who can donate goods in order to benefit more families should be dropped off from July 26-August 2 between 10am and 5pm one of these locations:
The Teachers' Shoppe, located at 1622-104 Stanley Road in Greensboro or Perfections Refining Image Beauty & Barber Lounge. It's located at 4719 High Point Road, Suite F in Greensboro.
The Back to School Drive is Saturday, August 3 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Windsor Recreation Center. It's located at 1601 East Lee Street in Greensboro.
The event is sponsored by:
- James B. Dudley High School Athletic Booster Club
- Footsteps to Follow
- Beyond the Block
- Destined 4 Greatness Event Planning
- Friends of Jamal Fox
- Ange'le' N. Simpson Foundation of Love