Houston holding back-to-school event with free supplies, screenings

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Houston area businesses sponsor the Back 2 School Fest, which provides free backpacks and health care screenings. photo credit: Neils Esperson’s View via photopin (license)

The Houston Mayor’s Office is holding a festival celebrating the return to school on Saturday, Aug. 13.

The Annual Back 2 School Fest will be at the University of Houston and will serve 25,000 pre-registered, grades K-5 students who will attend Houston-area school districts. To participate, they must qualify for free or reduced lunch.

Registrations will be accepted until Sunday, July 31 or until no more openings are available.

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It’s time to get the kids ready for school. Register now to get ahead at this back-to-school event. photo credit: Daddy dearest!! via photopin (license)

Students will have access to:

  • Backpacks
  • School Supplies
  • Immunizations
  • Vision Screenings
  • Dental Screenings
  • Other Free Services

To register your student, call 713-837-0311 between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. or visit here.


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