Dream Center Dallas announces the date for their annual Back to School event to provide children in Dallas with free shoes, backpacks, and school supplies needed for the upcoming school year. The event will take place on Saturday, August 6 at 10:00 a.m., until supplies last, in the parking lot of Dream Center Dallas at 1900 S Ewing Ave, Dallas TX 75216.
Children and their families will have the opportunity to select from backpacks, school supplies, and new shoes of all sizes to start the school year off on the right foot. Around 1,000 backpacks with school supplies inside will be distributed to the community.
The Back to School event will also feature carnival games, prizes, and snacks.
Opportunities to serve are available and include volunteering, donating supplies, or donating financially. To volunteer to help work the event, sign up here. To donate financially, visit dreamcenterdallas.com/donate. Donations of shoes for children of all ages and basic school supplies such as notebooks, folders, paper, pencils, erasers, folders, scissors, glue sticks, colored pencils, crayons, and markers will be accepted at Church Eleven32 at 700 Rivercrest Blvd, Allen, TX 75002, on Mondays through Thursdays between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. from July 3nd through July 31st. An Amazon wish list is also available for items to be purchased and shipped directly to Dream Center Dallas.
“Dream Center Dallas is committed to serving the community with uncommon generosity by building relationships with families and individuals while also meeting practical needs,” said Pastor Dustin Bates. “We hope the Back to School event provides assistance to the amazing parents in this community and equips children with the supplies needed for a successful school year.”