There’s still time to qualify for free school supplies at Tarrant County’s 15th annual Back to School Roundup, Thursday, August 8.
Families who missed the opportunity to pre-register for Back to School Roundup supplies may do so onsite, Thursday, August 8. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Tarrant County College South campus, 5301 Campus Drive.
To qualify for the free supplies, families must produce:
Valid photo identification
Proof of Tarrant County residency (May, June or July 2019 utility bill showing applicant’s name and current address)
Proof of income (must meet 2019 federal income poverty guidelines)
The annual Back to School Roundup is a one-stop event that offers approximately 10,000 underserved Tarrant County school-aged children, ages 3-18, free school supplies, backpacks, haircuts, health, dental and vision screenings, immunizations, health and social resources, activities and games. The roundup is a collaborative effort of the county, 20 area public school districts, the City of Fort Worth, public health department, state agencies, nonprofit organizations, corporations and volunteers.
Superintendent Kent P. Scribner is slated to participate in the festivities. A performance from the O.D. Wyatt High School drumline is set for 7:15 a.m.
For additional information on registration, volunteer, sponsorship and donation opportunities, visit backtoschoolroundup.org.