MLK Back to School Festival

Schedule

Sat Aug 13 2022 at 09:00 am to 11:00 am

UTC-05:00

Location

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center | Dallas, TX

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Register to receive a free backpack, school supplies, and more! For all students in grades Pre-K to 12.
About this Event

The MLK Back to School Festival is an annual event for students of all ages and their families to receive free backpacks, school supplies, and other essential items for the new school year. Our goal this year is to serve 1000 families.

You must register to participate. No walkups will be allowed-you must be in a car to receive items!

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Saturday, August 13, 2022

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center

2922 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard

Dallas, TX 75215


REGISTRATION

Registration is free and required to attend the festival. No ID is required.

Students must be in grades Pre-K to12th grade.

Registration begins July 25, 2022.


DONATE

If you are interested in donating supplies, please deliver them to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center, Monday-Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m..

The deadline to donate items is August 5, 2022. For more information, contact us at 214-670-8418.

Suggested Items:

  • Backpacks
  • School Supplies (for all grades/ages)
  • Household Cleaning Supplies (Soap, Wipes, Detergent, Disinfectant, etc.)
  • Socks
  • Underwear

For a detailed list of suggested items, please visit www.dallasmlkcenter.com/back-to-school.


COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Opportunities are available for Community Partners to register and participate at no cost. Community Partners will receive one (1) table and two (2) chairs, and are encouraged to bring a canopy or tent. Items for distribution must pre-packaged to be placed in trunks as cars drive by. You must provide an estimated 1000 items to participate. 

If you are interested in becoming a Community Partner, register via Eventbrite or contact us at 214-670-8418.

VOLUNTEER

If you are interested in being a volunteer, please visit www.dallasmlkcenter.com/volunteer to submit a volunteer form, or contact us at 214-670-8418.

For more information, visit www.dallasmlkcenter.com.


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Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center, 2922 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Dallas, United States

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