Back-to-school: Events and supply drives in SWLA - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Back-to-school: Events and supply drives in SWLA

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SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) -

The first day of school is coming up soon, and many organizations are holding back-to-school supply event and supply drives to help get everyone ready.

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SUPPLY GIVEAWAYS:

  • On Saturday, August 12 The Prien Lake Mall and Amerigroup RealSolutions in Healthcare will be donating over 500 backpacks filled with school supplies. For more information please call (337) 477-7487 or visit simon.com
  • CARE Help of Sulphur is still taking donations to help Sulphur students please call 528-2273 or mail a check to Care Help of Sulphur with "Back to School" in the memo area. For more information click HERE.
  • KZWA will be hosting the 18th annual Faye Brown-Blackwell Back 2 School Blast "Stuff the Trunk" on Monday, Aug. 14. For more information on how you can donate or volunteer call 491-9955 or email mail@kzwafm.com, or go to kzwafm.com

EVENTS:

  • The SWLA Center for Health Services is hosting it's annual Healthy and Wellness Health Fair and Healthy Community Neighborhood Walk Saturday, August 12. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with the walk and health fair beginning at 8:00 a.m. Free food and drinks will be provided, along with health and dental screenings, a diabetes education seminar, and back pack giveaways. A trophy will be given to the group with the most walkers.

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