Gainesville Middle School resource fair
Supplies will be available for students and families at this resource fair, which brings multiple agencies, churches and other community groups together.
When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 3
Where: Gainesville Middle School, 1581 Community Way
St. Michael Catholic giveaway for special needs students
The Hispanic Alliance GA and St. Michael Catholic Church in Gainesville will host a backpack and school supply giveaway specifically for special needs students and their families. Free haircuts are also available.
When: Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4
Where: St. Michael Catholic Church backyard, 1440 Pearce Circle, Gainesville
L.A.M.P. Ministries back-to-school event
Free backpacks and school supplies will be available; children must be present to receive supplies.
When: Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4
Where: 794 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville
Ventures United Solutions supply giveaway and kids event
Along with local nonprofit P.U.S.H., Ventures United Solutions is hosting a back-to-school community event with free supplies available for students. The event will also include raffle prizes, food vendors, kids games and bouncy houses, along with the local firefighters and police officers on hand.
When: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4
Where: Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier, 1 Positive Place, Gainesville
Lyman Hall school supply drive
The annual event provides free school supplies just before school begins.
When: 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6
Where: Lyman Hall Elementary, 2150 Memorial Park Drive, Gainesville